Improving the Experience of Participating in Research

November 06, 2012
(Editor’s note: Here is a link to Joyce’s poster presented at ASHG.) Genetic research often requires people willing to share their time and answer questions for the sake of scientific...
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23andMe Presents Latest Research at ASHG

November 06, 2012
(Editor’s note: Here’s a link to a post with the links to all the poster presentations given by 23andMe scientists at 23andMe.) Here we come. Starting today a contingent of...
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Whole-Genome Sequencing of Parkinson’s Patients

November 05, 2012
(Editor’s note: Here is a link to Cory’s poster presented at ASHG.) Parkinson’s disease (PD) research has long been a priority at 23andMe. Our Parkinson’s research community is one of...
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23andMe Moves into the World of Sequencing

November 02, 2012
(Editor’s note: Here is a link to Eoghan’s poster presented at ASHG.) People often use the terms “genotyping” and “sequencing” interchangeably, but they are quite different ways of approaching genetic...
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Investigating the Rare

November 01, 2012
(Editor’s note: Here is a link to Brian’s poster presented at ASHG.) Rare events are hard to study, and this is especially true in genetics. Imagine you have a group...
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Using 23andMe to Make Connections

October 30, 2012
We plead guilty to occasionally geeking out on genetics, so it’s nice to see when someone else does it too. In September, Moment Magazine got all nerdy and wrote about...
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23 A Go-Go

October 29, 2012
(Editor’s note: We’ve heard from some of you about issues with the new app. We’re addressing many of those now. For updates and more information go here. Thanks.) Because we...
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Researcher Investigates His Own Genetic Mutation

October 26, 2012
Editor’s note: Pending an FDA decision, 23andMe no longer offers new customers access to health reports referred to in this post. Customers who received their health information prior to November...
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A Genetic Variant Protective Against Alzheimer’s

October 24, 2012
Editor’s note: This post has been edited from its original to reflect changes in our product. This past summer researchers announced they’d discovered a rare genetic variant that may be...
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23andMe Supports Better Access to Health Records

October 22, 2012
The Genetic Alliance, a nonprofit health advocacy organization, is asking for support to expand people’s right to their own health information by giving them direct access to their clinical laboratory...
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