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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 6, 2020

23andMe Engages Its Millions of Research Participants to Study COVID-19

23andMe scientists began a study of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, to understand how genetics may influence the differences in severity of the disease among people.

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April 2, 2020

23andMe’s Parkinson’s Research Community, More than a Decade of Discovery  

As part of Parkinson's Awareness month, 23andME looks back over the now 11 years since we formed the Parkinson's Research Community and note some of what we've accomplished.

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March 31, 2020

New genetic associations for nearsightedness

A new study found previously unknown genetic mechanisms for myopia, or nearsightedness, including associations with circadian rhythms, as well as skin, eye and hair pigmentation.

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March 24, 2020

Study Finds Health Impact for Early Puberty in Boys

Early puberty in boys is associated with shorter lifespans, according to a new genetic study by researchers at the University of Cambridge.

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