infectious disease

A Conversation With 23andMe Researcher Chao Tian

May 09, 2014
This interview is part of an occasional series of profiles introducing you to the people behind 23andMe’s compelling research. Chao Tian is a statistical geneticist, who came to 23andMe after...
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23andMe At ASHG

October 21, 2013
Ed note: This post has been slightly changed since it first went up. We’ve also added in links to the posters that were presented at the conference. They are listed...
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23andMe H1N1 Flu Survey: Share Your Experience

December 17, 2009
By now, you’re probably sick of hearing about the 2009 H1N1 flu, also known as the swine flu.   But if you believe you’ve had it, and you’ve already recovered...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Association Study of Leprosy Yields New Insights into an Ancient Disease

December 16, 2009
Leprosy is a chronic, disabling disease caused by a bacterium (Mycobacterium leprae) that infects only humans and armadillos. The disease affects the skin and peripheral nerves, leading to sores, numbness...
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