23andMe Research

23andMe Launches Massive Landmark Genetic Weight Loss Study

December 28, 2017
23andMe researchers will recruit 100,000 customers to participate in the first genome-wide association study of behavioral weight loss strategies.
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UC San Diego’s Abraham Palmer talks about his research collaboration with 23andMe

December 12, 2017
UC San Diego scientist Abraham Palmer discussing his research on delay discounting and collaborating with 23andMe.
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Wait for it, new genetic research on impulsivity

December 11, 2017
Working with 23andMe, researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have found genetic correlations for ‘delay discounting,’ that overlap with several neuropsychiatric conditions, such ADHD, depression, smoking dependency and being overweight.
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New phenome-wide association study offers insight into autoimmune diseases

December 07, 2017
With phenome-wide association studies scientists are able to take genetic variants and compared them across hundreds of different health-related traits to gather more insight into the biology and potential treatment for diseases.
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New research finds genetic association for detached earlobes

November 30, 2017
An international team of researchers led by scientists at the University of Pittsburg have identified dozens of genetic associations for detached earlobes, a seemingly simple trait that is much more complex than once thought and could yield insights into serious genetic conditions.
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Depression does not discriminate

November 16, 2017
Elon Musk's discussion about his struggle with depression reveals that no one is immune to mental health issues, and adds impetus to the need for more research into the condition that affects 300 million worldwide.
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New research identifies more than a hundred immune-related genes associated with asthma and allergies

October 30, 2017
Researchers have identified new genomic regions associated with asthma, hay fever and eczema providing a deeper understanding about why these allergic diseases often occur together in people.
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23andMe’s Posters at ASHG 2017

October 30, 2017
23andMe posts it's poster presentations from the annual conference of the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG).
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New genetic associations found for restless legs syndrome

October 18, 2017
In the largest study of its kind, an international team of researchers identified new genetic variants associated with restless legs syndrome.Published in the journal Lancet Neurology, the study also identified...
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ASHG Contest: What would YOU ask?

October 16, 2017
This week the 23andMe Research Team joins over 6,500 fellow scientists in sharing our research at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting in Orlando. One of the most...
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