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GSK and 23andMe sign an exclusive agreement to leverage genetic insights for the development of novel medicines

Multi-year collaboration expected to identify novel drug targets, tackle new subsets of disease and enable rapid progression of clinical programs

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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

Recent Blog Posts

April 15, 2021

The Genetics of Allergies

For many people, sniffling, sneezing, and rubbing itchy eyes is a rite of spring. Pollen wafting through the air from budding trees, grasses, and flowers during spring triggers allergy attacks...

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April 9, 2021

Clear-Eyed About A Risk for AMD

When it comes to her health, there is no bliss in ignorance for Kelly Anderson. “For me, I’ve always wanted to know. I’ve always wanted to know what’s happening or...

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A photo of Anne Bossman near her home in Colorado.
April 6, 2021

Raising Awareness of Parkinson’s Disease

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. It also marks the 12th anniversary of 23andMe’s groundbreaking Parkinson’s Research community, which is now the largest genetic research cohort for Parkinson’s disease in the...

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A woman tasting from a spoon.
March 30, 2021

Tasty Genetics of a Supertaster

It’s not a superpower, but the genetics behind being what some call a “supertaster” might make for a pretty good argument against eating your broccoli. Supertasters have the good fortune,...

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