Parkinson’s Disease

New Parkinson’s Disease Research Collaboration with the Michael J. Fox Foundation

October 30, 2017
As part of a broad collaboration with the Michael J. Fox Foundation, 23andMe is inviting participants in its Parkinson's Research community to participate in a new initiative called Fox Insights to make data broadly available to qualified researchers worldwide starting in 2018, with the goals of sparking innovation and discoveries around Parkinson’s disease.
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Update on 23andMe Parkinson’s disease research

October 06, 2017
Participants in the 23andMe Parkinson’s disease research initiative have contributed a vast amount of data, that has enabled our researchers and collaborators to improve our understanding of the genetics of...
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New Genetic Associations for Parkinson’s Disease Identified

September 11, 2017
Scientists at 23andMe and Genentech have identified 17 new genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease, almost doubling the total number of known risk variants for the condition, which gives scientists hints at potential new targets for drugs to treat the disease.
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Learn More About 23andMe’s New Genetic Health Risk Reports

May 19, 2017
23andMe recently started offering customers new Genetic Health Risk reports that have received FDA authorization. Below we’ve highlighted some important features in these reports to help you get more out...
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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 18, 2017
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and this year it also marks the eighth anniversary of 23andMe’s Parkinson’s Research Community, which introduced a game-changing model for science, one that leverages online...
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Good News About Health Reports

April 06, 2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted 23andMe authorization to offer ten genetic health risk reports including late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, celiac disease, and a condition associated with harmful...
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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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International Parkinson’s Meeting News

July 29, 2016
After four days in Berlin attending the massive annual meeting of the International Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Society, 23andMe Parkinson’s Community manager, Paul Cannon, PhD, came back hopeful for the...
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Ali and Parkinson’s

June 30, 2016
In his last fight– the one against Parkinson’s – Muhammad Ali went the distance finally succumbing in early June to complications from a respiratory problem.He was 74. In the more...
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April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 05, 2016
To mark Parkinson’s Awareness Month, we’re taking a moment to look at some of the accomplishments 23andMe has made in the study of the disease in a relatively short time....
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