23andMe Alerted Me to My BRCA1 Variant

December 06, 2019
Using 23andMe Jessica learned she carries a BRCA1 variant that puts her at risk for breast or ovarian cancer a risk she wouldn't have learned of otherwise. Like many other women with a similar risk, she slipped through the cracks for traditional screening because she didn't meet the current criteria.
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Powering Parkinson’s Research with My Blueprint 

November 28, 2019
Claudia shares her perspective on living with Parkinson's and on why she participates in Parkinson's research in this post that first appeared on the Michael J. Fox Foundation blog.
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Adopted Separately in China, Cousins Wind Up Almost Next Door

November 26, 2019
Adopted from the same small town in China, two cousins find each other using 23andMe and discover they're living only a few miles apart in Pennsylvania.
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This is My Truth, A Customer’s Point of View

October 29, 2019
Lisa Altman shares her experience having unexpected results from her 23andMe DNA test and how it changed her understanding about herself and family. As Lisa says. our DNA offers a way to discover more about what makes us each unique. While those revelations can be exhilarating, sometimes an unexpected result, like Lisa's, can have profound implications for both you and your family. Here is her point of view.  
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Jordan’s Family History

October 09, 2019
During Family History Month, it seemed right to revisit Jordan Carroll’s story.Jordan always loved his family’s stories. From a young age, he’d soak up anecdotes from relatives. Growing up in...
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Brother Cops

August 23, 2019
Eric and Dave, who both live in Florida but had until recently never met, learned through 23andMe that they were not just brother cops, but half-brothers too.
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Now I Know Where I Belong

August 11, 2019
Juan Fernandez had made many presentations about his Dominican heritage and the island’s Native Taíno population. But he’d never been caught off-guard by such a simple and direct question before: “Do...
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Seoul Sisters and Brothers

July 31, 2019
When they met for the first time, Tamara Miller and Leslie Wheeler were struck by their similarities. They both are Korean adoptees, and both share a cheerful disposition and closets...
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More 23andMe Father’s Day Connections

June 10, 2019
We’ve heard from many customers who have connected with their birth fathers through 23andMe. As we gear up to celebrate Father’s Day, we wanted to share a few of those stories of customers preparing to celebrate their first Father’s Day with their newfound birth father.
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29 Siblings and Counting

May 20, 2019
Shauna Harrison writes about using 23andMe and finding 29 siblings all from the same donor dad and what it's like to meet strangers with whom you share so much DNA.
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