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Genetic Ancestry Matters in Precision Medicine

January 17, 2017
Genetic Ancestry Matters in Precision MedicineWebinar: 1/19/2017 11 am – 12 pm PTTo register go here. It’s long been known that disease risk is different among different ethnic groups, and...
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Our Top Five from 2016

January 04, 2017
Just before we kick off another year of blogging, it’s worth taking a moment to look back and single out what for us were some of the big stories, breakthroughs...
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Genetics found to influence resting heart rate

November 09, 2016
A team of researchers found more than 60 genetic variants associated with resting heart rate, a known predictor of overall mortality. In the new study published in the journal Nature...
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23andMe’s CEO Featured On The Today Show

October 17, 2016
As part of a series on cutting edge women, The Today Show featured Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe’s CEO and co-founder. The NBC crew followed Anne as she hustled through a typical...
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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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People Eager to Participate in Nevada Health Study

October 11, 2016
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, center, on the day the study was announced. If you’d like to know whether people want access to their genetic information and will participate in research,...
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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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Innovative Population Health Study Announced

September 15, 2016
Nevada-based Renown Health and the Desert Research Institute are collaborating with 23andMe in a population health study in that state. Combining health and environmental data collected by those institutions with...
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Why We Publish

September 12, 2016
From the beginning, 23andMe has published research findings in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Publishing is the most important way for scientists to share results and advance the understanding of science. It’s...
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New genetic variants found to influence risk of most common skin cancer

August 19, 2016
With summer upon us many are hitting the beach or pool and taking in some rays. Of course we’re also slathering on sunscreen, since with sun exposure comes risk for...
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