Emily holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Iowa and is currently a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She graduated with a Masters in Chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology and holds a Bachelors in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Central Arkansas.
Emily is passionate about science communication, and, in her free time, writes and illustrates children’s stories.
Being the parent of someone with a chronic disease such as aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency can be exhausting and challenging. Many parents and caregivers also worry about ... Read more
Aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency is a genetic disorder that affects brain development, and causes physical and developmental delays in children. School and daycare can be challenging for ... Read more
Aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency is a rare disease that affects children from birth. Patients are often mentally and physically challenged. For parents and caregivers, taking care of ... Read more
Effectively managing your child’s aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency can be challenging. Because AADC is so rare, it is likely that your child’s school or daycare personnel will ... Read more
Effectively managing your child’s aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency can be challenging. Here are 5 tips for making the most of your doctor visits: Make a list of ... Read more
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