drug development

Patients Perspective on Parkinson’s Disease

October 06, 2015
As federal regulators listened, patients told them of their symptoms – the sleepless nights, the days with uncontrollable tremors or the little struggles simply maintaining their balance. Paul Cannon, 23andMe’s...
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Drug Development’s Long And Winding Road

January 21, 2015
Before a medicine reaches pharmacy shelves, it goes through extensive and rigorous evaluation to prove it is safe and effective. We want to shed some light on a few of...
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23andMe’s Research At ASHG 2014

October 21, 2014
Geneticists from all over the world have converged in San Diego this week as part of the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting. A team of scientists from 23andMe...
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SNPwatch: More Evidence That Genetic Variations are Important for Hepatitis C Infection and Treatment

September 18, 2009
Unlike the flu virus, which the body is generally able to fight off completely, infection with hepatitis C is often chronic.   That means for most of the three to...
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Researchers Take A Step Toward Developing New Drugs For Crohn’s Disease

July 16, 2009
Editor’s note: Pending an FDA decision, 23andMe no longer offers new customers access to health reports referred to in this post. Customers who purchased prior to November 22, 2013 will...
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Researchers Warn That Drug Development Based On Obesity Genetics Could Deliver More Than Is Bargained For

June 26, 2009
Not surprisingly, there has been intense interest in the genetics of obesity in recent years.   Obesity is a major health problem, resulting in tens of thousands of premature deaths...
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