23andMe Research

A Girl with Guts

August 04, 2016
At her darkest moment, feeling alone and drained by a daunting disease, Jackie Jackie Zimmerman Zimmerman began to write. “This is when things began to change for me,” said Jackie....
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New genetic variants found to influence major depression risk

August 01, 2016
In a new study, scientists have found genetic markers associated with depression in people of European descent. In what is by far the largest study of its kind focused on...
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New Genetic Associations Found for Common Skin Cancer

July 18, 2016
Using data from 23andMe, researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have found new genetic variants associated with one of the most common forms of skin cancer, squamous cell carcinoma....
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23andMe Launches New Genotyping Services for Research

July 13, 2016
Offering scientists the ability to use our unique research platform for discovery, 23andMe launched a new Genotyping Services for Research (GSR). The new platform gives researchers, who would recruit their...
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Ali and Parkinson’s

June 30, 2016
In his last fight– the one against Parkinson’s – Muhammad Ali went the distance finally succumbing in early June to complications from a respiratory problem.He was 74. In the more...
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The role of genetics in migraines

June 20, 2016
In the largest-ever genetic study of migraines, a group of scientists led by researchers at Harvard and at the Broad Institute found dozens of new genetic variants associated with these...
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Asthma in African American Children

May 26, 2016
Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH Asthma can start with simple tightness in the chest, but end in an epic battle to breathe.So whether you are black or white, Asian or...
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Living With Crohn’s and Colitis

May 24, 2016
Anyone with inflammatory bowel disease has to be strong to handle the day-to-day challenges of living with the condition.You need even more moxie to take the extra step of being...
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World IBD Day

May 19, 2016
23andMe, in collaboration with Pfizer Inc, is well on its way to enrolling 10,000 people living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) to participate in research on this serious digestive condition,...
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Genetic variants found to Influence multiple traits and conditions

May 16, 2016
Researchers know that certain genes, or more accurately regions in our genes, are multitaskers, influencing a wide variety of traits and conditions that range from such things as the size...
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