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23andPrivacy

October 23, 2015
By Kate Black, 23andMe Privacy Officer and Corporate Counsel In January, I joined 23andMe to oversee the privacy and security of our customers’ information. I am responsible for coordinating the...
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Protecting People In People Powered Research

July 30, 2014
Most people know 23andMe empowers people to learn about themselves through their genetic information, but perhaps fewer know that a major part of our mission is to advance research. As...
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23andMe Improves Research Consent Process

June 24, 2010
Today, 23andMe is pleased to announce that we have received institutional review board (IRB) approval for our research protocol and an accompanying revised Consent Document.   This approval reaffirms that...
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The Story of Henrietta Lacks: A Lesson in Biology and Ethics

January 30, 2009
Editor’s note: We posted this a couple of years ago, but in light on the historic agreement between the family of Henrietta Lacks and National Institutes of Health, we thought...
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