A new analysis sheds light on some customers’ Indigenous genetic ancestry from North America

July 16, 2021
23andMe added eight new regions within North America reflecting Indigenous genetic ancestry. The addition is in response not just to requests from thousands of customers, but also as part of...
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Ringing in 23andMe’s Next Chapter

June 17, 2021
23andMe’s CEO and Co-founder Anne Wojcicki rang the opening bell on Nasdaq Thursday morning, celebrating our first day as a publicly-traded company. Anne took a moment during the virtual bell-ringing...
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Scientists uncover new information about how hard-to-treat genetic diseases are inherited

March 25, 2021
A new study by scientists at 23andMe, the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), and the University of Toronto offers insight into how the nuclear genome controls the emergence of mutations...
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Hope, Healthcare, and Black Lives

February 25, 2021
By L. Okey Onyejekwe Jr., MD, JD,  23andMe’s Vice President of Healthcare Operations and Medical Affairs Why did we need a separate month for Black history? I’ve answered this question...
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Navigating Family DNA Surprises, A Guide for Healthcare Providers

January 31, 2021
By Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LCGCHealthcare providers are used to the unexpected from patients showing up in the clinic: A scan ordered for liver symptoms might reveal a spot in the...
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Accessibility and Me

January 22, 2021
By Joe Banks, 23andMe Tech Lead Editor’s note: This post by 23andMe’s Joe Banks, first appeared on 23andMe’s engineering blog. We’re reprinting an excerpt of it here to highlight issues...
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23andMe Awarded LEED Platinum Status for HQ’s Environmental Design  

January 06, 2021
Like most offices in Silicon Valley, these days 23andMe’s headquarters is largely vacant as employees have adjusted to working from home during the pandemic. But that hasn’t stopped us all...
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23andMe Receives Data Security and Privacy Certifications

October 29, 2020
23andMe recently received two additional privacy certifications from third-party auditors, while successfully re-certifying an existing security certification.  ISO certifications are awarded after extensive audits by independent third-parties. An international standard-setting...
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Annual Genetics Conference Goes All Online This Year

October 27, 2020
Like almost everything this year, the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics will be virtual.Instead of having thousands of scientists converge on a city for a week...
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New Study on People’s Response to Information from Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

October 08, 2020
Studying the impact of direct-to-consumer genetic testing on consumers, 23andMe scientists found that people who received information about genetic risk for a certain type of blood clots, found it useful, and in some cases, took actions to lower their risk.
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