Kristina Rinker (Syantra Inc.)

2022 Finalist: Outstanding Achievement in Health – Medical Diagnosis




Sector: Healthcare – Blood test for breast cancer detection

Kristina Rinker, Co-Founder, and Chief Scientific Officer
Kristina is a biomedical engineering innovation professional focused on technology development, translation to implementation, mentoring and training, and entrepreneurial thinking. Additionally, Kristina is co-lead of bio diagnostics and a professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Calgary. She’s also a member in the Charbonneau Cancer Institute.

Syantra Inc. and the University of Calgary. The Syantra DX Breast Cancer test detects the presence of breast cancer from a small blood sample using an innovative new process involving a proprietary panel of biomarkers and machine learning-informed software.