Parkinson’s

Massive new study finds shared genetic basis for psychiatric disorders

June 21, 2018
In the most extensive genetic study of brain disorders to date, scientists have found a shared genetic basis for psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, but neurological brain disorders...
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23andMe employees come together to raise awareness for Parkinson’s disease

May 09, 2018
At 23andMe, we are committed to accelerating and advancing Parkinson’s disease research. So when April comes around, employees make a point of honoring Parkinson’s Awareness Month.As we’ve done in the...
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Hacking Away at Health and Ancestry

October 19, 2016
For fans of HBO’s hit show Silicon Valley, you may be familiar with this formula for innovation – put a bunch of smart Mike Polcari, a 23andMe vice president and...
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23andMe Scientists To Present New Findings

October 06, 2016
23andMe scientists will be at the annual American Society of Human Genetics meeting in Vancouver this month sharing a wide spectrum of interesting data that includes more on the genetics...
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Forever Grateful

June 07, 2016
This past weekend the Parkinson’s disease community and the world at large lost a truly inspirational leader with the passing of Muhammad Ali. We want to express our sympathy to...
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Everyday Hero

April 21, 2016
There are many faces of Parkinson’s, Claudia’s just happens to be smiling most of the time. “I’m an optimistic person,” said the mother of two teenage boys who lives with...
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This Year’s Top Ten Stories in Genetics

December 28, 2015
Starting in January with the launch of the ambitious Precision Medicine Initiative in the United States, 2015 finished with a heated debate around the appropriate use of technology that allows...
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Parkinson’s Research Challenges

April 01, 2015
Things aren’t always as they seem with Parkinson’s disease with one recent study showing as many as half those diagnosed with the disease don’t have it, according Dr. J. William...
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Debate Around Informing Research Participants

May 22, 2014
This post comes to us from our friends at the Michael J. Fox Foundation, which has worked with us through our Parkinson’s Research Community. There are many different points of...
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The Power of One

May 01, 2014
23andMe’s research is unique in that it enlists the participation of   customers to power scientific breakthroughs. 23andMe can quickly gather data on a broad range of topics from a...
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