Researchers studying personality traits improve method for identifying genetic associations

February 21, 2018
Scientists have found a new method that could help illuminate the many genetic variants that contribute to personality traits and psychological disorders.Both genetics and environmental factors influence personality. Estimates suggest...
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New phenome-wide association study offers insight into autoimmune diseases

December 07, 2017
With phenome-wide association studies scientists are able to take genetic variants and compared them across hundreds of different health-related traits to gather more insight into the biology and potential treatment for diseases.
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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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New genetic variants found to influence psoriasis risk

May 28, 2017
In the largest genetic study of psoriasis to date, researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have identified new variants associated with the chronic skin disease, bringing the...
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Find Us At ASHG

October 13, 2016
Attending the annual American Society of Human Genetics meeting in Vancouver next week?We’d love to hear from you! Attend our talks, come by our posters, and find us at our...
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23andMe Scientists To Present New Findings at ASHG

October 06, 2016
23andMe scientists will be at the annual American Society of Human Genetics meeting in Vancouver this month sharing a wide spectrum of interesting data that includes more on the genetics...
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Genetics found to influence puberty timing in girls and boys

November 09, 2015
By looking at data on when boys’ voices first broke, researchers at the University of Cambridge have completed a first-of-its-kind genetic study and found that for both boys and girls puberty is influenced by many of the same genetic variants.
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Genetics found to influence eczema risk across multiple ancestries

October 19, 2015
In what is by far the largest genome wide association study on the common skin condition eczema, researchers led by a team at the University of Bristol in the UK,...
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New genetic variants found to influence polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) risk

September 29, 2015
New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge and ten other institutions, including 23andMe, has uncovered half a dozen genetic variants associated with polycystic ovary syndrome, the most common...
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Feeling Woozy, Motion Sickness Redux

February 18, 2015
We’re feeling a little dizzy trying to keep track of all the coverage 23andMe’s new study on motion sickness received or it might just be this infographic. The paper, which...
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