announcements

We’ve Come A Long, Long Way Together… But We’re Not There Yet!

February 27, 2012
With our rare disease research initiatives for sarcoma and myeloproliferative neoplasms, patients from all over the world can contribute directly to research and connect with others who have their disease, all while learning more about themselves and their genetics. We’re amazed at the progress these initiatives have made, but there’s still a long way to go. With Rare Disease Day this week, we hope you’ll help us spread the word to encourage participation in our innovative research efforts for rare disease.
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See You at the 2012 Personalized Medicine World Conference!

January 23, 2012
The 4th annual Personalized Medicine World Conference (PMWC) begins today at the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley. Stop by 23andMe's booth to take home free schwag, learn more about our Personal Genome Service and research efforts, and order a kit. Mention the secret word "WeSearch" to take home a free t-shirt!
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New 23andMe Ancestry Ambassadors Group

January 22, 2012
Today we’re announcing the creation of the 23andMe Ancestry Ambassadors group, composed of ancestry enthusiasts in the 23andMe Community. 23andMe customer CeCe Moore and Product Manager Mike Macpherson, PhD will...
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Health Watch: 78 New and Updated Health Reports in 2011

January 20, 2012
In 2011, 23andMe added or updated 78 health reports. Many of these reports fall into the “disease risk” category and cover complex conditions like Alzheimer’s disease, coronary heart disease, and...
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Personalizing Medicine to Relieve Healthcare Disparities

January 09, 2012
Today, we feature an essay by Jetaime Ross, an aspiring genetic counselor who is passionate about resolving healthcare disparities. Jetaime was a finalist in our PMWC Essay Contest.
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An Update to 23andMe Customers

January 08, 2012
From 23andMe co-founder and CEO Anne Wojcicki 23andMe Community, Let me begin by acknowledging that there are many things we could have done better over the years and there are...
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Congratulations to the Winner of Our PMWC Essay Contest!

January 04, 2012
23andMe recently held an essay contest to give away one free admission to this year's Personalized Medicine World Conference, to be held in Silicon Valley January 26-27. Over the last six weeks readers, interested citizens, and 23andMe customers sent in many inspiring essays. In this post, we announce the grand prize winner along with his essay. We'll feature more of our favorite essays in the weeks to come!
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23andMe Meet and Greet Tuesday December 20th

December 16, 2011
Calling all Bay Area locals! Would you like to get a personal introduction to personal genetics? Meet some of the people behind the company and the product? Stock up on...
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Just One Week Left to Enter Our Essay Contest!

December 09, 2011
The 2012 Personalized Medicine World Conference (PMWC) is just around the corner and you could win free admission! There’s only one week left to enter the contest. Send us your...
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Win Free Admission to the 2012 Personalized Medicine World Conference

November 17, 2011
Interested in attending the 2012 Personalized Medicine World Conference? You could win free admission by entering 23andMe's PMWC Essay Contest.
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