Linda Avey

Introducing a Do-It-Yourself Revolution in Disease Research

July 07, 2009
There’s a high likelihood that a disease of some sort affects you or one of your relatives – every family seems to have ripples in its gene pool that define...
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23andMe Joins Forces With San Diego’s Palomar Pomerado Health To Encourage Preventative Care

April 27, 2009
23andMe is proud to announce that, starting today, San Diego’s Palomar Pomerado Health (PPH), California’s largest public health district, will be offering our service to its members. This partnership marks...
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A New Approach to Research: The 23andMe Parkinson’s Disease Initiative

March 11, 2009
By 23andMe Co-Founders Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki We started 23andMe with a simple, yet expansive, vision: to take DNA into the mainstream.  In order to demystify genetics, we thought...
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23andMe Co-founders Announce Breast Cancer Initiative

October 02, 2008
23andMe is marking the 23rd anniversary of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October with an initiative to build a web-based forum dedicated to helping women who face the disease....
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23andMe Struts its Stuff in NYC During Fashion Week

September 11, 2008
This is Fashion Week in New York City, a twice-yearly spectacle where designers, models, celebrities and the merely style-obsessed meet to consider next season’s top looks. 23andMe managed to lure...
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The Path to Personalized Healthcare in Step with Regulatory Oversight

July 06, 2008
The California Department of Public Health has made headlines in the past few weeks with its effort to rein in direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies. We were one of 13 companies...
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Anne and Linda Unveil 23andWe at D6

May 29, 2008
23andMe founders Anne Wojcicki (right) and Linda Avey on stage at D6 with hosts Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. Photo by Asa Mathat/ This morning 23andMe founders Anne Wojcicki and...
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