News & Announcements

23andMe Granted The First and Only FDA Authorization For Direct-to-Consumer Pharmacogenetics Reports

October 31, 2018
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 23andMe authorization to offer reports to customers on pharmacogenetics, indicating how customers’ genetics may influence the way they metabolize certain medications.
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The Podcast Spit

September 14, 2018
Spit, a new 23andMe’s new podcast with iHeart Radio, is hosted by the writer, comedian and cultural critic, Baratunde Thurston, in conversation with artists, scientists and thinkers talking about how DNA testing is changing perspectives about identity, family, and race.
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An update to our API Program

September 06, 2018
23andMe has decided to make changes to its API program and establish new standards around scientific integrity and privacy that will be required for partners to be accepted.
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Best Practices for Protecting Consumers’ Privacy

July 31, 2018
23andMe joined forces with non-profit organization Future Privacy Forum along with Ancestry, Helix, and other leading personal genetic testing companies to issue a new Privacy Best Practices for Consumer Genetic Testing Services.
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A Note On 23andMe’s New Collaboration with GSK

July 25, 2018
23andMe announces the launch of a collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to accelerate our ability to make meaningful discoveries in therapeutics to treat disease.
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23andMe employees come together to raise awareness for Parkinson’s disease

May 09, 2018
At 23andMe, we are committed to accelerating and advancing Parkinson’s disease research. So when April comes around, employees make a point of honoring Parkinson’s Awareness Month.As we’ve done in the...
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A Special Day for 23andMe

April 27, 2018
It’s 23andMe’s birthday today.Don’t worry if you didn’t get us something. The best present of all are the stories we hear every day from customers who’ve shared with us how...
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What Do You Know, It’s DNA Day

April 25, 2018
DNA Day survey by 23andMe shows strong interest in DNA testing, particularly for health, but gap in knowledge about genetics.
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23andMe Launches The Global Genetics Project

February 08, 2018
23andMe launches a Global Genetics Project recruiting thousands of individuals with recent heritage from dozens of countries in Africa, Oceania, Asia, and the Americas to improve research in underrepresented populations, and reveal new insights into patterns of human migration and genetic diversity.
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Your DNA DISCOVE(RED)

November 28, 2017
23andMe Joins (RED) to support the Fight Against AIDS
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