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.
Fabry disease is a rare disease characterized by the buildup of a fatty molecule (globotriaosylceramide Gb3 or GL-3) inside cells. This accumulation can lead to complications that include kidney disease. ... Read more
Genetic mutations that result in the buildup of fatty molecules called globotriaosylceramide (Gb3 or Gl-3) are the cause of Fabry disease. This accumulation damages cells and leads to problems in various tissues, ... Read more
There is currently no cure for Fabry disease, a rare genetic condition characterized by the buildup of a molecule called globotriaosylceramide (Gb3 or Gl-3) within cells. Researchers are working to ... Read more
Fabry disease is a rare genetic disorder caused by mutations in a gene called GLA. This gene provides cells with the instructions necessary to make the alpha-galactosidase A enzyme. ... Read more
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