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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

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December 2, 2020

23andMe’s COVID-19 Information Center

Even with promising COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, it will likely be many months before they are widely available. This means that we must continue to do what we can...

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November 27, 2020

DNA Testing Fills in Gaps for Adult Adoptees 

By Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LCGCWhether it’s a mother finding her son, or a daughter finding her father, or brothers and sisters meeting for the first time, stories of adoptees using...

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November 25, 2020

Take Some Time With Family for Your Health

This Thanksgiving will be different than almost any other. With the pandemic still raging, many people are skipping in-person family gatherings. A recent survey commissioned by 23andMe indicates that fewer...

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November 20, 2020

DNA testing companies should be clear about what it means to have “Native American DNA”*

By Samantha Ancona Esselmann, Ph.D., a 23andMe Ancestry Product Scientist The genetic ancestry testing industry† is younger than Facebook. Since the mid-aughts, around 35 million people have “done their DNA,”...

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