23andMe Research

A Need for Diversity in Research

February 15, 2018
In honor of Black History Month, several 23andMe researchers participated in a two-day event in honor of Henrietta Lacks and her contribution to science.On top of honoring Henrietta’s life, the...
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23andMe Launches The Global Genetics Project

February 08, 2018
23andMe launches a Global Genetics Project recruiting thousands of individuals with recent heritage from dozens of countries in Africa, Oceania, Asia, and the Americas to improve research in underrepresented populations, and reveal new insights into patterns of human migration and genetic diversity.
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23andMe Secrets to a Good Night’s Sleep

January 31, 2018
23andMe 's first ever intervention study, yields interesting results as participants make lifestyle changes to improve the quality of their sleep.
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A conversation with Louis Muglia on his collaboration with 23andMe studying preterm births

January 23, 2018
Interview with Louis Muglia regarding his research collaboration with 23andMe for the study on preterm birth.
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23andMe Launches Massive Landmark Genetic Weight Loss Study

December 28, 2017
23andMe researchers will recruit 100,000 customers to participate in the first genome-wide association study of behavioral weight loss strategies.
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UC San Diego’s Abraham Palmer talks about his research collaboration with 23andMe

December 12, 2017
UC San Diego scientist Abraham Palmer discussing his research on delay discounting and collaborating with 23andMe.
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Wait for it, new genetic research on impulsivity

December 11, 2017
Working with 23andMe, researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have found genetic correlations for ‘delay discounting,’ that overlap with several neuropsychiatric conditions, such ADHD, depression, smoking dependency and being overweight.
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New phenome-wide association study offers insight into autoimmune diseases

December 07, 2017
With phenome-wide association studies scientists are able to take genetic variants and compared them across hundreds of different health-related traits to gather more insight into the biology and potential treatment for diseases.
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New research finds genetic association for detached earlobes

November 30, 2017
An international team of researchers led by scientists at the University of Pittsburg have identified dozens of genetic associations for detached earlobes, a seemingly simple trait that is much more complex than once thought and could yield insights into serious genetic conditions.
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Depression does not discriminate

November 16, 2017
Elon Musk's discussion about his struggle with depression reveals that no one is immune to mental health issues, and adds impetus to the need for more research into the condition that affects 300 million worldwide.
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