News & Announcements

Be Fascinated for Women’s History Month

March 15, 2019
March is Women’s History Month, a time to recognize the extraordinary achievements, courage, persistence, and contributions of women worldwide. This is the second profile of some of the women at...
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Be Inspired for Women’s History Month

March 08, 2019
March is Women’s History Month — and March 8th is International Women’s Day — marking a time to recognize the extraordinary achievements, courage, persistence, and contributions of women worldwide. Here...
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Revealing the Hidden Figures Who Contributed to Scientific Advancement

February 26, 2019
23andMe is sharing the untold stories of a few of the African-American scientists as part of our recognition of Black History Month this year.
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23andMe Returns to Salt Lake City for RootsTech 2019

February 21, 2019
It’s February, which means the largest family discovery conference of the year is almost upon us. This year, 23andMe will be returning to Salt Lake City, Utah for RootsTech 2019....
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23andMe Now Available in UK at Boots Online

December 12, 2018
Late last month, 23andMe added a new path for customers to purchase our Health+Ancestry Service in the United Kingdom by making our kits available online at Boots. Boots is the...
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23andMe Named One of the Best Places to Work in 2019 on Glassdoor

December 05, 2018
23andMe is among the winners of Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards, a list of the Best Places to Work in 2019.
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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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