Introducing a Do-It-Yourself Revolution in Disease Research

July 07, 2009
There’s a high likelihood that a disease of some sort affects you or one of your relatives – every family seems to have ripples in its gene pool that define...
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It’s Your Data … Shouldn’t You Have Access To It?

June 22, 2009
Each one of us carries in our cells the vital genetic data, compliments of our parents, that code for many of our traits and attributes.  Whether it’s our eye color,...
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23andMe Launches Pregnancy Community

March 31, 2009
By 23andMe Co-founders Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki Every year, 130 million babies are born around the world. Yet little is known about why some women sail through their pregnancies,...
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A New Approach to Research: The 23andMe Parkinson’s Disease Initiative

March 11, 2009
By 23andMe Co-Founders Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki We started 23andMe with a simple, yet expansive, vision: to take DNA into the mainstream.   In order to demystify genetics, we...
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23andMe Welcomes Continued Dialogue with Regulators

August 26, 2008
By 23andMe founders Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki. 23andMe Co-Founder Linda Avey. Personal genomics is an emerging field, and we were aware, when we first started the company, that we...
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The Path to Personalized Healthcare in Step with Regulatory Oversight

July 06, 2008
The California Department of Public Health has made headlines in the past few weeks with its effort to rein in direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies. We were one of 13 companies...
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23andMe 101

January 21, 2008
By 23andMe Co-Founder Linda Avey Over the past several months the press has reported a steady stream of breakthroughs in genetics. In what the New York Times has called “a...
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