The African Genetics Project

October 12, 2016
To enhance its research and enrich its customer experience, 23andMe is launching the African Genetics Project, recruiting people who emigrated from, or whose parents emigrated from several specific countries in...
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People Eager to Participate in Nevada Health Study

October 11, 2016
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, center, on the day the study was announced. If you’d like to know whether people want access to their genetic information and will participate in research,...
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23andMe Scientists To Present New Findings

October 06, 2016
23andMe scientists will be at the annual American Society of Human Genetics meeting in Vancouver this month sharing a wide spectrum of interesting data that includes more on the genetics...
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A new methodology helps identify four new asthma risk genes

September 28, 2016
Sorting through hundreds of genetic risk variants for asthma, Australian scientists – with input and data from researchers at 23andMe – have identified an association between asthma and the expression...
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The impact of genetic testing on perceived risk of cancer

September 26, 2016
Genetic testing impact on the perceive risk for cancer.
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Important Goal Reached for IBD Study

September 22, 2016
23andMe reaches its recruitment goal for studying IBD.
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Genetics found to influence antidepressant efficacy

September 19, 2016
A new study has found a genetic variant associated with whether a commonly prescribed antidepressant is effective. In a recently published paper, scientists from Janssen Research & Development and 23andMe...
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Innovative Population Health Study Announced

September 15, 2016
Nevada-based Renown Health and the Desert Research Institute are collaborating with 23andMe in a population health study in that state. Combining health and environmental data collected by those institutions with...
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The Real Issue: Diversity in Genetics Research

September 12, 2016
A recent article in Quartz with the headline “23andMe has a problem when it comes to ancestry reports for people of color” provides an opportunity for us to discuss the...
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Why We Publish

September 12, 2016
From the beginning, 23andMe has published research findings in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Publishing is the most important way for scientists to share results and advance the understanding of science. It’s...
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