DNA Day 2021

April 23, 2021
We’re all about the science here at 23andMe, and that’s what makes DNA Day so special for us here.  Established back in 2003, DNA Day was meant to commemorate two...
Read More

Scientists uncover new information about how hard-to-treat genetic diseases are inherited

March 25, 2021
A new study by scientists at 23andMe, the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), and the University of Toronto offers insight into how the nuclear genome controls the emergence of mutations...
Read More

Hope, Healthcare, and Black Lives

February 25, 2021
By L. Okey Onyejekwe Jr., MD, JD,  23andMe’s Vice President of Healthcare Operations and Medical Affairs Why did we need a separate month for Black history? I’ve answered this question...
Read More

The New Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at 23andMe

February 16, 2021
Meet Melinda King, 23andMe’s new Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and People Business Partner.Melinda previously served as an Assistant Vice President at the University of Alabama, her alma...
Read More

Navigating Family DNA Surprises, A Guide for Healthcare Providers

January 31, 2021
By Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LCGCHealthcare providers are used to the unexpected from patients showing up in the clinic: A scan ordered for liver symptoms might reveal a spot in the...
Read More

Accessibility and Me

January 22, 2021
By Joe Banks, 23andMe Tech Lead Editor’s note: This post by 23andMe’s Joe Banks, first appeared on 23andMe’s engineering blog. We’re reprinting an excerpt of it here to highlight issues...
Read More

23andMe Awarded LEED Platinum Status for HQ’s Environmental Design  

January 06, 2021
Like most offices in Silicon Valley, these days 23andMe’s headquarters is largely vacant as employees have adjusted to working from home during the pandemic. But that hasn’t stopped us all...
Read More

23andMe Receives Data Security and Privacy Certifications

October 29, 2020
23andMe recently received two additional privacy certifications from third-party auditors, while successfully re-certifying an existing security certification.  ISO certifications are awarded after extensive audits by independent third-parties. An international standard-setting...
Read More

New Study on People’s Response to Information from Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

October 08, 2020
Studying the impact of direct-to-consumer genetic testing on consumers, 23andMe scientists found that people who received information about genetic risk for a certain type of blood clots, found it useful, and in some cases, took actions to lower their risk.
Read More

23andMe+: An ongoing approach to your genetics

October 01, 2020
Starting today, we are offering current 23andMe health service customers in the U.S. access to 23andMe+, a new annual membership. This membership provides customers with exclusive access to genetic reports,...
Read More