Somi Igbene, PhD, science writer —

Somi graduated from Imperial College London in 2011 with a PhD in cellular and molecular immunology. She worked as a medical writer at several medical communications agencies in London, including Core Medica. Besides science writing, Somi works as a registered associate nutritionist, helping adults and children improve their diets to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Articles by Somi Igbene

Electrical Stimulation That Mimics Lifting Weights May Benefit DMD

Electrical muscle stimulation that mimics resistance training exercises improves muscle structure, function, and survival rates in a Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) zebrafish model, a new study reveals. “The longstanding consensus in the muscular dystrophy field is that minimizing resistance training preserves muscle strength and mass because it lowers the…