research

Richard Scheller Named to National Academy of Medicine

October 19, 2015
Growing up 23andMe’s chief science officer Richard Scheller, Ph.D., had classmates in his elementary school, who wanted to be a firemen, police officers and astronauts.Richard always wanted to be a...
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Genetics found to influence eczema risk across multiple ancestries

October 19, 2015
In what is by far the largest genome wide association study on the common skin condition eczema, researchers led by a team at the University of Bristol in the UK,...
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New genetic variants found to influence polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) risk

September 29, 2015
New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge and ten other institutions, including 23andMe, has uncovered half-a-dozen genetic variants associated with polycystic ovary syndrome, the most common reproductive disorder...
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Chew on This

August 28, 2015
After reading a recent Slate piece, we thought it might be worth taking one more bite at Misophonia. It’s one of those conditions that you might not know is a...
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Power of One Million

June 18, 2015
23andMe genotyped our one millionth customer last week.Today we celebrate one million customers: #PowerOf1Million. However, one million is more than a number. It’s a turning point. There are now one...
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World IBD Day And Research

May 18, 2015
In less than a year’s time, 23andMe is more than halfway to its goal of enrolling 10,000 patients in its study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), which will look more...
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Learn More About 23andMe’s Lupus Study

May 05, 2015
Find out more about the Lupus study here. Download Lupus Community Research Badge Image
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Learn More About 23andMe’s IBD Study

May 05, 2015
Learn more about the 23andMe’s IBD study here. Download the IBD Research Community Badge Image Learn more about the 23andMe’s Ulcerative Colitis research here. Download Ulcerative Colitis research Badge Image...
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Citizen Scientist

April 14, 2015
Along with having some very talented scientists and engineers on staff, 23andMe is lucky to have some customers who are equally accomplished.Dr. Ann Turner, MD One of those is Dr....
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Genetics And That Striped Dress

March 20, 2015
IMAGE: TUMBLR / SWIKED Yeah, it’s that damn dress again. If you haven’t been online recently you might have missed it, otherwise you know exactly which striped dress we’re talking...
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