Alberta Innovates Health Scholar and Professor at the University of Calgary’s Owerko Centre.
Suzanne Tough is an Alberta Innovates Health Scholar and a Professor, focused on children’s neurodevelopment, at the University of Calgary’s Owerko Centre.
The youth of any society constitute the promise of the future -- and many of our youth are in trouble. They are growing up in a divided society with ethnic, gender and political tensions at seemingly combustible proportions -- not just south of the border, but in Canada too.
We are a long way off from identifying definitive biomarkers and personalized gene therapies are likely generations away. The hype is big, but our hope is misplaced. The science isn't there yet, and the sooner we stop putting our faith in near-miraculous breakthroughs, the sooner we can realistically survey the options at hand.
06/15/2016 10:17 EDT
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