research

Mobile Research at 23andMe

March 21, 2016
23andMe announced this week that it would add access to genetic information to ResearchKit, an open source framework introduced by Apple that allows researchers and developers to create powerful apps...
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Unibrows And The Study of Human Variation

March 04, 2016
Frida Kahlo accented her unibrow, while the late Soviet leader Leonard Brezhnev presumably didn’t care about his, and neither of them knew anything about the genetics behind what gave them...
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Citizen Science

February 15, 2016
Perhaps the stories are so interesting because they seem so improbable – tales of ordinary people faced with devastating genetic diseases grabbing a hold of their destiny, doing their own...
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Needed Diversity in Research

January 07, 2016
It’s been a perennial problem –biomedical research that largely leaves behind women and people with non-European ancestry. A newly published study by researchers at the University of California San Francisco...
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Genetics found to influence likelihood of developing hernias

December 21, 2015
A new study has identified four locations in the genome associated with a risk for the most common type of hernia, offering researchers insight into the possible genetic mechanisms that...
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IBD Awareness Week

December 01, 2015
Today marks the beginning of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Awareness Week, established by Congress in 2011 to bring attention to the condition that affects more than 1.5 million Americans. As part...
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The New 23andMe Experience

November 23, 2015
23andMe offers a look into what your genes say about you, and this week the first wave of our customers will begin getting that glimpse through our new experience. The...
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23andMe Research and Insight on the Go

November 22, 2015
Answering quick and simple surveys allows our scientists to make important discoveries. 23andMe’s new mobile application is changing how genetic research is done. The new app offers unique access into...
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23andMe And Drug Discovery

October 28, 2015
The sobering fact about drug development is that it takes too long and costs too much money. 23andMe wants to change all that. At the annual meeting of the American...
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23andPrivacy

October 23, 2015
By Kate Black, 23andMe Privacy Officer and Corporate Counsel In January, I joined 23andMe to oversee the privacy and security of our customers’ information. I am responsible for coordinating the...
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