surveys

23andMe Customers’ Reported Side-Effects To Drugs

January 10, 2014
As many as one-third of customers in a 23andMe survey reported some sort of side effect from prescription or over-the-counter medication, according to data compiled by our researchers. The results...
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The Genetics of Bellies and Burgers

August 21, 2013
By Nick Furlotte and Shirley Wu For many of us, the battle of the bulge is more like an all-out war. We all know people who can eat whatever they...
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Three New Research Projects from 23andMe

December 04, 2012
23andMe received more than half a million dollars recently from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for three research projects. The grants support some of the important online genome-wide association...
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23 A Go-Go

October 29, 2012
(Editor’s note: We’ve heard from some of you about issues with the new app. We’re addressing many of those now. For updates and more information go here. Thanks.) Because we...
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The Genetics of Nearsightedness, Stretch Marks, and Motion Sickness

October 09, 2012
Amy Kiefer is a Survey Research Manager at 23andMe. She joined the company in 2008. What do nearsightedness, stretch marks, and motion sickness have to do with each other? They...
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Do Ask, Do Tell

March 30, 2012
This week 23andMe will begin surveying its members to study the biology of sexual orientation. The survey was prompted in part by customer interest, and fueled by our own scientific...
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23andMe Parkinson’s Research Initiative Progress Update

January 26, 2010
By Nick Eriksson, 23andMe Principal Scientist, and Lizzie Dorfman, Parkinson’s Research Project Manager Less than a year ago we announced the launch of the 23andMe Parkinson’s Research Initiative. Since then,...
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23andWe: The First Annual Update

January 05, 2009
By Joyce Tung and Amy Kiefer It’s been an exciting seven months since we launched 23andWe, the arm of 23andMe that gives people an unprecedented opportunity to collaborate with us...
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Three New Surveys from 23andWe Ask New Kinds of Questions

December 19, 2008
Since 23andWe debuted in May, we’ve asked our customers about all sorts of things: their hair color, earwax consistency, whether they tend to look on life’s bright side. Sometimes people...
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