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’s Call for Collaborations to Study Underrepresented Populations

February 28, 2019
23andMe is inviting qualified researchers for collaborations using 23andMe’s large African American and Latino cohorts as part of our Research Innovation Collaborations Program to aid more study of underrepresented populations.
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The Genetics of Alcoholism

October 19, 2018
Building off of work done last year, a team of researchers led by scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has identified new genetic variants associated...
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23andMe at Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics

October 15, 2018
More than 50 23andMe scientists will be participating in the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics in San Diego this year.
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23andMe Celebrates Pride Month

June 29, 2018
As Pride Month comes to an end, 23andMe would like to take a moment to celebrate our LGBTQ+ research participants and employees. Whether they’re contributing data or analyzing it, the quality of our science wouldn’t be the same without them.
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Hangry Like The Wolf

June 12, 2018
23andMe researchers have found genetic associations between feeling angry and irritable when hungry, or in other words feeling “hangry.” The results suggest that feeling angry and irritable when hungry may have origins in the genes that govern our personalities and mental health.
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Study digs into why loss of skin pigmentation from vitiligo also reduces skin cancer risk

May 22, 2018
A new study by researchers at Indiana University, Stanford University, Duke University and the University of Texas at Houston, offers some new insight into why the loss of skin pigmentation, due to vitiligo, also reduces the risk for skin cancer. The study included data about 290,000 23andMe customers who consented to participate in research as well as data from another 2,800 individuals from the MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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23andMe’s Populations Collaborations

April 17, 2018
Expanding a series of initiatives to improve diversity in genomic research, 23andMe is launching what we’re calling the Populations Collaborations Program, partnering with researchers working across the globe to genotype people in communities who are underrepresented in genetic research.
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More on the Genetics of Hair Color

April 16, 2018
Hair color is one of the first traits you notice about a person, but its genetic underpinnings are not so obvious. Twin studies suggest that up to 97 percent of...
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A Conversation with Researcher Varun Warrier About his Work on Empathy and the Theory of the Mind

April 02, 2018
Researcher Varun Warrier talks with 23andMe about his work studying autism, empathy and the "theory of the mind."
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