announcements

An FDA Update For 23andMe Customers

March 31, 2014
Over the last few months we’ve heard from many of you asking about where 23andMe stands in the FDA authorization process, so here is the latest. To remind you, back...
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Just The DNA Facts Generator, Ma’am

March 26, 2014
Being the geeks we are here at 23andMe, we are ever in a state of wonder by the science of genetics. Just the fact that you share 99.9 percent of...
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23andMe DNA Day Essay Contest

February 28, 2014
23andMe kicks off its student community with a 2014 DNA Essay contest open to college level medical, nursing and pharmacy students.
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23andMe’s Science Book For Kids

December 20, 2013
In the New Year 23andMe will be giving out a gift for kids and promoting literacy at the same time. We are delivering 500 copies of our illustrated board book...
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A New Look at 23andMe

April 05, 2013
23andMe has a new design for our website. We’d like you to take a peek. With input from our customers, we created a cleaner and more personalized layout that highlights...
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23andMe Reaches Parkinson’s Research Goal

February 27, 2013
We’re excited to announce that the 23andMe Parkinson’s Research Community has exceeded its goal, enrolling more than 10,000 people with the disease and creating the largest cohort of genotyped people...
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Learn to Use 23andMe APIs with Codecademy

February 19, 2013
Editor’s note: Pending an FDA decision, 23andMe no longer offers new customers access to health reports referred to in this post. Customers who received their health information prior to November...
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A Milestone in the Fight Against MPNs Marks a Moment to Reflect

October 01, 2012
Ashley Gould, 23andMe’s Vice President Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer We recently topped our goal of enrolling 1,000 people with a group of rare blood disorders known as myeloproliferative...
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Announcing the 23andMe Personal Genome API

September 18, 2012
23andMe’s Mike Polcari discussing the API at the 2012 Quantified Self meeting Calling all developers! Do you spend hours playing with genetic data, turning As, Ts, Cs, and Gs into...
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23andMe Takes First Step Toward FDA Clearance

July 30, 2012
Today 23andMe announced that we’ve submitted our first round of 510(k) documentation to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Being the first in the industry to announce we are actively working toward FDA clearance of our direct-to-consumer service demonstrates our commitment to make personal genetics an integral part of routine healthcare without sacrificing people’s right to access information about themselves.
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