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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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September 28, 2020

The Genetics of Being Left-Handed or Right-Handed

Getting a grip on the genetics of left-handedness, a new study uncovers dozens of genes involved giving researchers new insight into the structure of the brain.

The post The Genetics of Being Left-Handed or Right-Handed appeared first on 23andMe Blog.

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September 25, 2020

Helping Other Korean Adoptees Find Their Story

Thomas Park Clement helped hundreds of Korean adoptees, like him, use DNA testing to connect for the first time with biological relatives. Strangely up until a few years ago, he’d...

The post Helping Other Korean Adoptees Find Their Story appeared first on 23andMe Blog.

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September 18, 2020

Stepping Back Up Amid COVID-19

New data from 23andMe shows that although people became less active early in the COVID-19 pandemic, activity-levels measured in steps have gone back up.

The post Stepping Back Up Amid COVID-19 appeared first on 23andMe Blog.

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September 9, 2020

23andMe COVID-19 Study Findings Published

This week 23andMe scientists published findings from the first four months of our COVID-19 study using data from more than a million research participants that found both genetic and non-genetic...

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