TKS student Ayaan Esmail featured on the Global News, March 14, 2019

Global News

The technological age has changed many things in our world, but a Grade 9 student from Missisaugha says education isn’t one of those things.

Yes, we use iPads and new software in our schools. However, Ayaan Esmail said he believes we aren’t setting up a system to create future leaders.

Esmail is an anomaly because not many 14-year-olds are co-founders of start-ups hoping to revolutionize the health care industry. His technology company, Genis, is working on diagnosing diseases such as cancer through DNA.

Recently, Esmail has been researching a cure to cancer, which involves using nanoparticles that insert a smart bacteria directly into cancer cells and eliminate the cells without harming nearby tissue.

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