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Cinco de Me-O

April 29, 2011
The typical five year-old is pretty confident, filled with energy and imagination. Maybe a little loud. Yesterday, 23andMe turned five. We’re brimming with vigor and vision. Still a little brash....
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Public Comments Due on Possible FDA Regulation of Direct to Consumer Genetic Testing

April 26, 2011
From its founding 23andMe has made clear its views that people should have a right to access their own genetic information. And in the debate over regulation of direct to...
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Call to Participate in a New Study on Social Networking and Personal Genomics

April 20, 2011
Invitation to Participate in New Research Project — Social Networking and Personal Genomics: Emerging Issues For Health Research Do you share your information with others? How has your personal genetic...
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Take a Hike… for Parkinson’s Awareness

April 13, 2011
It’s easy to talk the talk for disease awareness, but now you can walk the walk — literally! On April 16th, the Parkinson’s Association of San Diego (PASD) and the...
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23andMe is Celebrating DNA Day a Little Early With a Sale!

April 11, 2011
Although DNA Day is officially April 15th, we at 23andMe just couldn’t wait that long. So we’re celebrating early with a big sale! For a limited time, you can order...
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DTC Genetic Tests and the Future of Regulation: Make Your Voices Heard

April 04, 2011
On March 8th, the FDA convened a two-day advisory panel meeting to discuss questions related to direct-to-consumer genetic tests. The questions focused on the benefits and risks of providing consumers...
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March is Kidney Awareness Month!

March 17, 2011
This month, take a few minutes to appreciate your kidneys. These workhorses filter wastes, toxins and excess fluids from the blood, regulate the balance of ions and other chemicals in...
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23andMe Presents at FDA Advisory Panel Meeting on Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests

March 08, 2011
Editor’s note: This post has been altered from the original. The slides from the presentation have been removed. 23andMe, like many others, believes that individuals have a right to access...
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23andMe to Attend FDA Public Advisory Committee Meeting on Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests

February 09, 2011
Last summer, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) indicated that it would be revising its regulatory guidelines pertaining to laboratory-developed tests (LDTs), and that direct-to-consumer genetic tests such as 23andMe’s...
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Readers Wax Poetic: PMWC Ticket Contest Winners

January 06, 2011
In the last few weeks of 2010, readers had the opportunity to flex their creative muscles and submit a poem for a chance to win free admission to the 3rd...
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