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

Family Genetic Screening of 331 People Detects 165 New Fabry Cases

Genetic screening for 331 family members of Russian Fabry disease patients led to the detection of 165 undiagnosed cases, a study reports. Family genetic screening was also found more effective than other screening programs for identifying Fabry cases. “Family genetic testing was significantly more effective (49.8%) than screening programs…