News & Announcement

New genetic variants found to influence risk of asthma with hay fever

January 28, 2014
Working with researchers from Australia’s QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, 23andMe scientists completed the first ever genome-wide association study combining asthma and hay fever phenotypes. While the susceptibility to both...
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This Year’s Top Ten Genetic Findings

December 27, 2013
Each year at this time 23andMe puts together a list of the most interesting genetic findings of 2013. We’re doing that again but with a twist. We want to include...
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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 Neanderthal Genome Sheds More Light On Human Evolution

December 19, 2013
Our favorite ancient cousins, the Neanderthals, are in the news again. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology have sequenced the full genome from the toe bone of...
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23andMe Provides An Update Regarding FDA’s Review

December 05, 2013
By Anne Wojcicki After discussion with officials from the Food and Drug Administration today, 23andMe will comply with the FDA’s directive and stop offering new consumers access to health-related genetic...
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An Update Regarding The FDA’s Letter to 23andMe

November 26, 2013
23andMe was started in 2007 with the belief that consumers have the right to get access to their genetic information and that information can help them live healthier lives. It...
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23andMe Statement Regarding FDA Warning Letter

November 25, 2013
We have received the warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration. We recognize that we have not met the FDA’s expectations regarding timeline and communication regarding our submission. Our...
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23andMe’s New Custom Chip

November 18, 2013
23andMe will soon be genotyping customers with a newly designed custom microarray chip. The new version – along with completion of additional lab space – will ultimately improve both the...
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23andMe In The News

November 15, 2013
In a flurry of appearances over the course of a few days earlier this month, 23andMe’s CEO Anne Wojcicki articulated again the role personal genetics will play in health care,...
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Builders + Innovators

November 08, 2013
Late last month, Goldman Sachs hosted their second annual Builders + Innovators Summit bringing together some of the most dynamic entrepreneurs of the day to discuss what they’ve learned to...
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