The African American Sequencing Project

June 12, 2017
In a move to improve diversity in genetic research, this week 23andMe will start recruiting eligible customers to participate in the creation of an African American sequencing panel for research.With...
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Why Do Mosquitoes Pester Some People More Than Others? It’s in the Genes

June 08, 2017
A first of its kind study found genetic associations between not just how much more attractive some of us are to mosquitoes, but the severity of the reaction to their bites.
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23andMe Genome Research Day

June 07, 2017
Every day at 23andMe is a research day.Joyce Tung, 23andMe’s Vice President of Research, listening in on sequencing and imputation.But recently, we had our very first “23andMe Genome Research Day”,...
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The Genetics of Empathy

June 06, 2017
In a first-of-its kind study looking at empathy, researchers have found strong evidence that the ability to read and understand emotions in others simply by looking into their eyes is...
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23andMe’s Updated Maternal Haplogroup Report

June 01, 2017
23andMe helps people trace their maternal line going back tens of thousands of years, giving them insight into their ancestry.
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New genetic variants found to influence psoriasis risk

May 28, 2017
In the largest genetic study of psoriasis to date, researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have identified new variants associated with the chronic skin disease, bringing the...
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Speedy Recruitment for Fertility Study

May 26, 2017
With breathtaking speed, 23andMe and Celmatix have finished recruiting and enrolling participants in a groundbreaking study on fertility. Launched in February, the study aimed to enroll 4,500 women. It can...
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New genetic variants found to influence endometriosis risk

May 24, 2017
A study, led by researchers in Australia, found new genetic associations for endometriosis, a painful disorder that affects one in ten women, leaving many infertile.Published this week in the journal...
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A Mother and Son Reunion

May 19, 2017
It was a simple Mother’s Day gift, but it took 47 years to deliver it. Last week, on the island of Kauai, Tod Walker, a musician and father of two,...
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Learn More About 23andMe’s New Genetic Health Risk Reports

May 19, 2017
23andMe recently started offering customers new Genetic Health Risk reports that have received FDA authorization. Below we’ve highlighted some important features in these reports to help you get more out...
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