Iryna Savinova

Medical Science Communicator

Iryna is a medical student at McMaster University. She completed her Master of Science in the department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Guelph after completing her Bachelor of Science in Bio-Medical Science.  Iryna works with IMPART as the medical science communicator and co-piloted IMPART’s Research Reels initiative to improve interdisciplinary collaboration and science knowledge translation.

Iryna’s main research focuses have been on cardio-respiratory pathophysiology, and she is passionate about bridging the sex and gender gap in research. Her current project focuses on investigating the non-traditional roles of the protein erythropoietin and its involvement in disease.

Outside of school Iryna loves experimenting with new art mediums, creating graphical illustrations and spending time with her dog.

Iryna’s illustrations