Author: Joe Martin, PBC Communications

Bioscience leaders connect the dots between the arts and biosciences

On March 3, Artlink  and Phoenix Community Alliance’s Arts, Culture & Public Life Committee hosted the 6th Annual Creative City Symposium. The virtual event, attended by 65 local arts advocates and community leaders, served up a multi-faceted conversation about the state of the arts and the role that creativity and the arts play in a well-functioning, healthy city. 

UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix’s Ayman Fanous contributes to largest worldwide study of Schizophrenia

In a paper published April 8 in Nature, specific genes were identified that could play important roles in the psychiatric disorder. In the largest genetic study of schizophrenia, researchers including Ayman Fanous, MD, analyzed DNA from 76,755 people with schizophrenia and 243,649 without it to better understand the genes and biological processes underpinning the condition.