News & Announcement

Innovative Population Health Study Announced

September 15, 2016
Nevada-based Renown Health and the Desert Research Institute are collaborating with 23andMe in a population health study in that state. Combining health and environmental data collected by those institutions with...
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Why We Publish

September 12, 2016
From the beginning, 23andMe has published research findings in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Publishing is the most important way for scientists to share results and advance the understanding of science. It’s...
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International Parkinson’s Meeting News

July 29, 2016
After four days in Berlin attending the massive annual meeting of the International Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Society, 23andMe Parkinson’s Community manager, Paul Cannon, PhD, came back hopeful for the...
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Own Your Data: A Right and Responsibility for Better Health

July 21, 2016
“Citizens worldwide have too long a history of being passive players in health care — blindly following instructions from providers.” The quote above, taken from a Nature Comment published yesterday...
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Designing the New 23andMe Homepage

June 22, 2016
A Personalized Guide to the Incredible You By Scott Andress, Director of Product Design at 23andMe Your 23andMe results have arrived. The day you’ve been waiting for is here. It’s...
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Forever Grateful

June 07, 2016
This past weekend the Parkinson’s disease community and the world at large lost a truly inspirational leader with the passing of Muhammad Ali. We want to express our sympathy to...
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DNA Day, Discuss Among Yourselves

April 25, 2016
It’s DNA Day, a day to reflect on just how far we’ve come in genetic science – from the discovery of the double helix structure in 1953 to decoding the...
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23andMe Scientists Improving Diversity in Genetic Research

April 05, 2016
The National Institutes of Health has funded a promising new study by scientists here at 23andMe that could help alleviate some of the existing  disparities in genetics research between  people...
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Uta’s Cover

March 06, 2016
A big congratulations to Uta Franke, a member of our scientific advisory board and our former senior medical director, appearing on the cover of the American Journal of Human Genetics....
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Something We Can Agree On

February 28, 2016
There’s a lot to like about the Precision Medicine Initiative launched last year, but we were particularly heartened to hear President Obama recently make clear that enlisting patients as partners...
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