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Pioneer behind 23andMe DNA kits talks company’s next big thing

Anne Wojcicki discusses how 23andMe is becoming a player in medical research for age-old genetic diseases

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Richard Scheller talks about 23andMe’s approach to drug discovery

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May 15, 2020

Connecting with Family Across Borders

For International Day of Families, 23andMe wanted to share with you what amounts to an international family story.Life has been good for Paul Knoll. He and his wife raised two sons...

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May 13, 2020

23andMe Expands its Genetic Study of COVID-19

Already with almost half a million participants, including several thousand who have had the virus, 23andMe is expanding its COVID-19 genetics study. The study is now open to people who have been hospitalized with severe cases of the virus but are not currently 23andMe customers.

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May 6, 2020

New 23andMe BRCA Study Published

A new 23andMe study found that many with a BRCA genetic variant associated with an increased risk for breast, ovarian, and other cancers do not have a strong family history of cancer meaning they would likely not qualify for clinical genetic testing under current criteria.

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April 29, 2020

A 23andMe Skeptic Changes Her Mind

A 23andMe skeptic changes her mind after testing and learning that she had genetic predispositions for Celiac disease and Type 2 diabetes, two conditions she has.

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