Taking the Leap Into My DNA: Part I

November 20, 2019
Amanda, a mother of two, writes about jumping into DNA testing with 23andMe. She describes her motivations, the steps to take to give a sample and register her kit, as well as her considerations about privacy and consent.
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Participating in 23andMe Research, A Customer’s Perspective

April 10, 2019
23andMe research participant Tony Garrett gives his perspective on why he is participating in research and his hopes for the future.
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Best Practices for Protecting Consumers’ Privacy

July 31, 2018
23andMe joined forces with non-profit organization Future Privacy Forum along with Ancestry, Helix, and other leading personal genetic testing companies to issue a new Privacy Best Practices for Consumer Genetic Testing Services.
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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 genetic science...
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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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