Black, Emily

Assistant Clinical Geneticist

Black, Emily

Dr. Black joined Greenwood Genetic Center in July of 2022. She is a clinical geneticist with additional training in metabolic diseases, located in the Greenville office. She is boarded in General Pediatrics (2017), Clinical Genetics and Genomics (2019) and Clinical Biochemical Genetics (2021). Dr. Black sees patients in both general genetics and metabolic clinics.

Contact Information

Office (864) 250-7944

Education/Faculty Appointments

  • B.S., Biology, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC,  2010
  • M.D., South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, 2014
  • Residency in General Pediatrics, University of Virginia, 2014-2017
  • Residency in Medical Genetics, Emory University, 2017-2019
  • Fellowship in Medical Biochemical Genetics, Emory University, 2019-2020
  • Attending Physician, The Emory Clinic, Atlanta, GA, 2020-2022
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 2020-2022

Selected Publications

  • Van Gorkom, C, Black, E, Karlik, J. Anesthetic Management of a Patient with S‐Adenosylhomocysteine Hydrolase (AHCY) Deficiency: A Case Report. A&A Practice. Vol. 16, No. 4, April 2022.
  • Yap, ZY, et al. including Black, ED. Functional Interpretation of ATAD3A Variants in Neuro-mitochondrial phenotypes. Genome Medicine. 2021 Apr.
  • Shah, A, Black, ED, et al. Heterogeneous Pulmonary Phenotypes in Filamin A Mutation Related Lung Disease. Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology. 2021 Mar.
  • Russo, RS, et al. including Black, ED, et al. Deep Phenotyping in 3q29 Deletion Syndrome: Recommendations for Clinical Care. Genetics in Medicine. 2021 Feb 9.
  • Pollak RM, et al. including Black, ED. New Phenotypes Associated with 3q29 Duplication Syndrome: Results from the 3q29 Registry. Am J Med Genet A. 2020 Mar 10.
  • Pollak RM, et al. including Black, ED. Neuropsychiatric phenotypes and a distinct constellation of ASD features in 3q29 deletion syndrome: results from the 3q29 registry. Mol Autism. 2019 Jul 16.
  • Lusk, L, Black, E and Vengoechea, J. Autosomal dominant and recessive forms of WFS1-related disease in the same family: expanding the phenotypic spectrum of Wolfram Syndrome. Journal of Medical Genetics 2019.
  • Sadhwani, A., Sanjana, N. E., Willen, J. M., Calculator, S. N., Black, E. D., Bean, L. J., Tan, W. Two Angelman families with unusually advanced neurodevelopment carry a start codon variant in the most highly expressed UBE3A isoform. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A, 2018.

Meet Makayla Gunn

Makayla was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome in April of 2015 at the age of two. At about 18 months, we noticed she had started some repetitive hand motions, and her pediatrician was a little concerned that she did not have many words. She had learned some sign language, and was saying ‘mama’ and ‘dada’, but that was it. Then she suddenly stopped all of that. At her 2 year old check-up, the pediatrician referred us to BabyNet, SC’s early interve...

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