genome-wide association study

New Genetic Associations for Rosacea Found

July 05, 2018
A new study found that seven gene regions associated with the chronic skin condition, rosacea, also play a role in skin pigmentation, immune response, and inflammation. The findings give new insight into the underlying biology of the disease and may hold clues for identifying drug targets used to treat it, according to the researchers at GlaxoSmithKline who collaborated with 23andMe to conduct the study.
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23andMe Launches Massive Landmark Genetic Weight Loss Study

December 28, 2017
23andMe researchers will recruit 100,000 customers to participate in the first genome-wide association study of behavioral weight loss strategies.
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ASHG Contest: What would YOU ask?

October 16, 2017
This week the 23andMe Research Team joins over 6,500 fellow scientists in sharing our research at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting in Orlando. One of the most...
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Novel Genetic Findings for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

October 12, 2012
Dave Hinds is a Principal Scientist in Statistical Genetics.   Editor’s note: This post has been edited from its original to reflect changes in 23andMe’s product. 23andMe is passionate about...
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A Different Kind of Gene Mapping: Comparing Genetic and Geographic Structure in Europe: The Return!

September 03, 2008
By Chris Gignoux and Brenna Henn Early human history was characterized by many rapid, long-distance migrations. But despite our beginnings as travelers, genetic evidence published online last Sunday in Nature...
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Learning from Dog Eye Disorders

August 07, 2008
Dogs have served humans as guards, guides, retrievers, shepherds and companions for more than 10,000 years. Now geneticists are enlisting their help in another task – identifying the genetic roots...
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