lupus

23andMe Reaches Enrollment Goal for Lupus Research

October 28, 2016
23andMe reached another milestone earlier this month by completing enrollment in what is now one of the largest genetic studies of lupus in the world. As part of the Lupus...
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Learn About Our Lupus Research

May 04, 2016
With the start of Lupus Awareness Month, we’re offering up a snapshot of our growing lupus research community and one of the many people who has joined to make the...
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Lupus and IBD Research Partnerships

August 20, 2015
Over the last year 23andMe has launched two research initiatives with Pfizer, one to study inflammatory bowel disease and the other to study lupus. We’re pretty optimistic about the work...
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23andMe Hangs out with the Lupus Research Institute

August 06, 2015
Researchers know that genetics, as well as environmental and hormonal influences, play a role in the development of lupus, but we still have a lot to learn about this as-yet...
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Living With Lupus

July 23, 2015
You want to know a little about what it’s like living with lupus, ask a first-time author, a “fiery Latina,” or Mrs. New York USA Universal. Those are just a...
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Learn More About 23andMe’s Lupus Study

May 05, 2015
Find out more about the Lupus study here. Download Lupus Community Research Badge Image
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23andMe Launches Lupus Research Community

May 05, 2015
23andMe, Pfizer, Inc. and the Lupus Research Institute are launching a collaborative study focused on the genetics of the autoimmune disease known as lupus. The aim is to quickly enroll...
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The War Waged Within: Autoimmunity in Women

May 17, 2012
There are many wonderful things about being a woman, but our increased risk of autoimmune disease is not one of them. Why these "civil wars" within the body affect women much more frequently than men is a medical mystery that researchers are still trying to understand.
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SNPwatch: The Bad Driving Gene?

October 30, 2009
New research suggests that your skills behind the wheel may be affected by your genes. To better understand the effects of a variant in the BDNF gene on motor skills...
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SNPwatch: New Variants Associated With Lupus in Europeans and Asians

October 19, 2009
Lupus, which means “wolf” in Latin, gets its name from the skin manifestations sometimes seen in the disease. A physician in the 13th century thought they looked like wolf bites....
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