23andMe Research

23andMe At ASHG 2017

October 10, 2017
23andMe’s research team and its research will be well represented at the 2017 meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics being held in Orlando Florida.
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Update on 23andMe Parkinson’s disease research

October 06, 2017
Participants in the 23andMe Parkinson’s disease research initiative have contributed a vast amount of data, that has enabled our researchers and collaborators to improve our understanding of the genetics of...
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Nobel Worthy Sleep Science

October 04, 2017
Whether we want to be or not, we’re all on a clock — a biological one that ticks off a 24 hour day and regulates our waking and sleep cycle.With...
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Study Finds Genetic Links for Vulnerability to Common Infectious Diseases

September 19, 2017
23andMe research finds genetic associations for vulnerability to the most common infectious diseases.
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New Genetic Associations for Parkinson’s Disease Identified

September 11, 2017
Scientists at 23andMe and Genentech have identified 17 new genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease, almost doubling the total number of known risk variants for the condition, which gives scientists hints at potential new targets for drugs to treat the disease.
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New Study Finds Genetic Links for Risk of Premature Births

September 06, 2017
For the first time, researchers have identified genetic variants that put some women at a higher risk of having a premature baby — findings that may ultimately help scientists prevent what is the leading cause of childhood mortality worldwide.
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Research Confirms Genetic Associations For Personality Traits

August 22, 2017
Recent success in genetic research into personality has opened up the hunt for more genetic signals associated with psychological and behavioral traits.
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23andMe Now Enrolling For A New Genetic Study on Depression and Bipolar Disorder

August 01, 2017
In collaboration with The Milken Institute and Lundbeck, 23andMe is launching a groundbreaking new study leveraging 23andMe’s unique research model to look at the genetics underlying depression and bipolar disorder.In...
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23andMe Customers Now See Their Contributions To Research

July 06, 2017
Since 2010, 23andMe’s research team has made groundbreaking discoveries on the role of genetics in health. We’ve published them in top scientific journals along with world-class collaborators — and we hope they will lead to advances in medicine that will make life healthier for everyone.
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The role of genetics in personality and schizophrenia

June 19, 2017
Researchers have identified genes that influence both the risk for schizophrenia and the development of certain personality traits.The work published late last month in the journal Scientific Reports, a Nature...
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