23andMe Research

23andMe Explores Dietary Habit and Health Outcomes

August 06, 2019
23andMe investigate how dietary habits, along with genetics, demographics, lifestyle and other data can influence overall health outcomes.
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A Conversation with Nilanjan Chatterjee

June 05, 2019
Johns Hopkins University statistical geneticist, Nilanjan Chatterjee, Ph.D., a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biostatistics and Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, to help us at 23andMe put into context the work being done around the world on polygenic risk modeling.
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23andMe Scientist to Present Data on the Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes at American Diabetes Association Conference

June 03, 2019
23andMe’s Senior Product Scientist, Michael Multhaup, Ph.D., will offer up some of what we’ve learned in a presentation at the American Diabetes Association conference titled “Polygenic Risk Score Predicts Type 2 Diabetes Susceptibility in a Diverse Consumer Genetic Database.”
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23andMe’s Populations Collaborations Program Supports Research in Understudied Groups

May 28, 2019
Formally launched last year as one of several initiatives to expand diversity in genetics research, 23andMe’s Populations Collaborations Program supports researchers working with understudied populations from locations as wide-ranging as...
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An Ode To Mom Genes

April 29, 2019
A poem for mom from us here at 23andMe as we get nearer to Mother's Day, highlighting just a few of the many traits we inherited from her.
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Remembering Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza

April 28, 2019
23andMe's senior director for research, Joanna Mountain, memorializes the pioneering human geneticist Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, who passed away last year. Luca, as he was known to his friends, helped lay the groundwork for using genetics to study human migration and population genetics.
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Participating in 23andMe Research, A Customer’s Perspective

April 10, 2019
23andMe research participant Tony Garrett gives his perspective on why he is participating in research and his hopes for the future.
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Does your DNA make you LOL?

April 01, 2019
For April Fools Day 23andMe releases data showing some of their findings on how genetics plays a role not just in a person’s sense of humor, but in their ability to get a joke.
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New Parkinson’s Disease Research May Offer Promise for Early Detection

March 27, 2019
New Parkinson’s disease research by scientists at 23andMe has identified more than 100 phenotypic variables related to the disease, offering a potential step forward in efforts to diagnose Parkinson’s disease...
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Step it up for Research

March 25, 2019
By Briana Cameron, Ph.D.,  and Robert Gentleman, Ph.D.* Regular physical activity is important for good health. Research has shown that exercise can help prevent such things as cardiovascular disease and diabetes...
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