New Genetic Associations for Parkinson’s Disease Identified

September 11, 2017
Scientists at 23andMe and Genentech have identified 17 new genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease, almost doubling the total number of known risk variants for the condition, which gives scientists hints at potential new targets for drugs to treat the disease.
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April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 05, 2016
To mark Parkinson’s Awareness Month, we’re taking a moment to look at some of the accomplishments 23andMe has made in the study of the disease in a relatively short time....
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An Interview With Paul Cannon

March 30, 2015
We’re re-posting an interview that the Michael J. Fox Foundation did with our very own Paul Cannon, PhD, 23andMe’s Parkinson’s Research Community manager. April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and this...
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23andMe’s Recent Research Collaborations

January 13, 2015
This week 23andMe announced a collaboration with Pfizer Inc, allowing researchers with the drug maker to leverage 23andMe’s unique platform to conduct genome-wide associations studies, surveys and clinical trial recruitment....
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23andMe and Genentech Expand Cancer Study

January 29, 2013
Last year 23andMe and Genentech launched an online study of metastatic breast cancer to learn more about what role genes might play in how a person responds to bevacizumab, also...
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Advocates for Women with Breast Cancer

August 07, 2012
In any big fight it helps to have someone in your corner and when it comes to breast cancer you want someone like Elyse Spatz Caplan and the people at...
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Participating in Metastatic Breast Cancer Research

July 31, 2012
Earlier this year 23andMe and Genentech launched an online study of metastatic breast cancer to learn more about how genes might play a role in how a person responds to...
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Genetics linked to breast size and breast cancer risk

July 03, 2012
23andMe’s latest research paper, published in the journal BMC Medical Genetics, shows that genetic factors influence whether women have double As or double Ds. This might sound a bit frivolous at first but our research uncovered surprising connections between the genetics of breast size and the genetics of breast cancer.
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Breast Cancer Research Goes Online

March 22, 2012
Clinical trials are often conducted at major hospitals and medical centers.    As you can imagine, it can be expensive to use hospital resources and take a large amount of...
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