The FDA has announced a hearing about laboratory-developed tests to take place in Washington D.C. on July 19-20, 2010. This hearing will cover a variety of topics, including direct-to-consumer genetic testing. 23andMe will be attending this hearing and offering our perspective on how best to reach the goal shared by our company and the federal government— to encourage innovation in personalize medicine while ensuring that consumers receive the best information possible about their personal genetic information.We encourage everyone to make their opinions on this important topic known to the FDA by submitting comments by the August 15, 2010 deadline.
- Electronic comments can be submitted to:
- Written comments can be sent to:
Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305)
Food and Drug Administration
5630 Fishers Lane
Rockville MD 20852
All comments should be identified as being with regard to Docket No. FDA-2010-N-0274.