For Scientists

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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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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Tipping the scales: Participants make healthy dietary changes in response to direct-to-consumer genetic test results

January 12, 2018
According to 23andMe research, many people reported making healthy changes to their lifestyle after receiving personalized genetic reports with information about diet and weight.
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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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23andMe’s Posters at ASHG 2017

October 30, 2017
23andMe posts it's poster presentations from the annual conference of the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG).
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