research

Fast Recruitment for 23andMe’s Global Genetics Project

December 03, 2018
23andMe's Global Genetics Project aims to enroll more than 10,000 people over two years from communities in Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas, who are not currently well represented in genetic research. The data will help diversity 23andMe’s database and thus improve results for our customers; it will also boost genomic studies in underrepresented populations worldwide.
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Big ‘R’ and Little ‘r’ Research at 23andMe

November 06, 2018
Research at 23andMe includes both traditional rigorous scientific inquiry and publishing in peer-reviewed publications, but also occasionally a lighter approach for sharing insights from customers who have consented to participate in research.
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The DNA Download Videos, Part III

October 31, 2018
This is the third and final set of videos from 23andMe’s new series, The DNA Download, and it offers a nice way to explain another core focus of the company,...
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23andMe Scientist Presents Better Way to Predict Skin Cancer Risk

October 24, 2018
23andMe scientists present findings on using a new statistical model that combines data like sun exposure along with genetic data, to better predict skin cancer risk.
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23andMe’s New Research Overview Page

September 26, 2018
To ensure that our customers can easily see how their contributions are making a difference, 23andMe created a new Research Overview page.
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A Note On 23andMe’s New Collaboration with GSK

July 25, 2018
23andMe announces the launch of a collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to accelerate our ability to make meaningful discoveries in therapeutics to treat disease.
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23andMe’s New iPad App

July 15, 2018
As part of its growing mobile offerings, 23andMe recently released a new app for the iPad that is meant to meet the growing demand from customers who want to access their genetic data while they’re away from their laptop or on the go.
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New Genetic Associations for Rosacea Found

July 05, 2018
A new study found that seven gene regions associated with the chronic skin condition, rosacea, also play a role in skin pigmentation, immune response, and inflammation. The findings give new insight into the underlying biology of the disease and may hold clues for identifying drug targets used to treat it, according to the researchers at GlaxoSmithKline who collaborated with 23andMe to conduct the study.
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23andMe Celebrates Pride Month

June 29, 2018
As Pride Month comes to an end, 23andMe would like to take a moment to celebrate our LGBTQ+ research participants and employees. Whether they’re contributing data or analyzing it, the quality of our science wouldn’t be the same without them.
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Hangry Like The Wolf

June 12, 2018
23andMe researchers have found genetic associations between feeling angry and irritable when hungry, or in other words feeling “hangry.” The results suggest that feeling angry and irritable when hungry may have origins in the genes that govern our personalities and mental health.
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