Reinventing The Way We See Family

September 21, 2016
I love family. Modern families. Blended families. Adopted families. And, DNA families. Over the last ten years, I’ve seen the ancestry part of our genetic service change lives. Every day...
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Own Your Data: A Right and Responsibility for Better Health

July 21, 2016
“Citizens worldwide have too long a history of being passive players in health care — blindly following instructions from providers.” The quote above, taken from a Nature Comment published yesterday...
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Power of One Million

June 18, 2015
23andMe genotyped our one millionth customer last week. Today we celebrate one million customers: #PowerOf1Million. However, one million is more than a number. It’s a turning point. There are now...
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A Note To Our Customers About The New Year

January 12, 2015
By Anne Wojcicki I’m excited about 2015! We are starting the New Year with new customers around the world, new research collaborations and many employees working diligently on our FDA...
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23andMe Provides An Update Regarding FDA’s Review

December 05, 2013
By Anne Wojcicki After discussion with officials from the Food and Drug Administration today, 23andMe will comply with the FDA’s directive and stop offering new consumers access to health-related genetic...
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An Update Regarding The FDA’s Letter to 23andMe

November 26, 2013
23andMe was started in 2007 with the belief that consumers have the right to get access to their genetic information and that information can help them live healthier lives. It...
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One Million Strong, A Note from 23andMe’s Anne Wojcicki

December 11, 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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Announcing 23andMe’s First Patent

May 28, 2012
23andMe has a substantial research arm with more than 20 scientists dedicated to making meaningful discoveries that will improve the lives of all of us. We do not want our discoveries to just be an academic pursuit -- we want to meaningfully improve lives. Our first patent is an important step in ensuring that we’ve done all we can towards successful translation of a promising discovery in Parkinson's disease.
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Genetics and the Risks from Traumatic Brain Injuries

May 16, 2012
23andMe founder and CEO Anne Wojcicki talks about new research into genetic factors correlated with risk for degenerative brain disease in response to traumatic brain injury.
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Breast Cancer Research Goes Online

March 22, 2012
Clinical trials are often conducted at major hospitals and medical centers.    As you can imagine, it can be expensive to use hospital resources and take a large amount of...
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