Tanya Lewis is Senior Editor covering health and medicine at Scientific American. Previously, she worked as assistant news editor at Scientific American, a news writer for the Scientist, a staff writer at Business Insider and a science reporter at Live Science, where she covered a wide range of subjects with a focus on biomedical science, neuroscience and technology. She has also written for Science News and Wired. She holds a graduate degree in science communication from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Brown University.