Emily Malcolm,  —

Emily holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Iowa in 2018 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 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.

Articles by Emily Malcolm

FAQs About Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a progressive, inherited disease characterized by the buildup of thick, sticky mucus that can damage many of the body’s organs. It causes persistent lung infections and limits the ability to breathe over time. Patients are usually diagnosed by the age of 1,…