Dr. Irini Hadjisavva, PhD is a Molecular and Cellular Biologist with a passion for digestive health, nutrition and leading a healthy lifestyle. More importantly, she is eager to share her experience managing her own problems with IBS and help others tame their digestive discomforts.
Irini obtained a B.Sc. in Biochemistry from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Oncology from George Washington University in the USA. She has collaborated with prominent scientists in the field of biology and has published and presented work on thyroid disease and pathways of resistance to chemical treatments for various cancers including that of the colon. She also helped establish and develop clinical trials related to inherited blood disorders. Furthermore, Irini spent more than ten years in academia, teaching high school and university students, an experience that allowed her to connect with today’s youth and develop a thorough understanding of their nutritional and lifestyle habits.
Irini enjoys being active outdoors with her daughters and practices yoga and pilates with the hope of maxing out on gastrointestinal happiness.