News from 23andme A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Mar 19, 2015, 12:00 ET

23andMe Appoints Board Certified Genetic Counselor Erynn Gordon to 23andMe's Management Team

23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, today announced the appointment of Erynn Gordon, MS, CGC as medical...

Mar 12, 2015, 08:00 ET

23andMe to Create Therapeutics Group, Appoints Scientific Luminary, R&D Executive Richard Scheller, Ph.D. to Lead

 23andMe today announced the creation of a new therapeutics group and appointment of Richard Scheller, Ph.D. as chief science officer and head...

Mar 10, 2015, 16:37 ET

Researchers from Stanford University and 23andMe Discover Genetic Links to Rosacea

Today marked the publication of the first ever genome-wide association study of rosacea, a common and incurable skin disorder. Led by Dr. Anne Lynn...

Feb 26, 2015, 15:59 ET
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23andMe Appoints Kate Black as Privacy Officer and Corporate Counsel

 23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, today announced the appointment of Kate Black as Privacy Officer and Corporate Counsel. Black...

Feb 19, 2015, 21:04 ET

23andMe Granted Authorization by FDA to Market First Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Test Under Regulatory Pathway for Novel Devices

 23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced that it has been granted authority by the U.S. Food and Drug...

Feb 03, 2015, 09:00 ET

23andMe Study Uncovers the Genetics of Motion Sickness

23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced the publication of the first ever genome-wide association study of motion...

Jan 12, 2015, 09:00 ET

23andMe Announces Collaboration with Pfizer Inc. to Conduct Genetic Research Through 23andMe's Research Platform

23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced an agreement with Pfizer Inc. that will provide Pfizer with access to...

Jan 06, 2015, 10:00 ET

23andMe and Genentech to Analyze Genomic Data for Parkinson's Disease

23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced an agreement with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG;...

Dec 18, 2014, 12:00 ET

23andMe Study Sketches Genetic Portrait of the United States

 23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced the publication of a study that pinpoints fine-scale differences in...

Oct 20, 2014, 09:00 ET

23andMe Appoints Ruby Gadelrab Vice President of Commercial Marketing

23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, today announced the appointment of Ruby Gadelrab as vice president, commercial marketing. Gadelrab...

Aug 12, 2014, 09:00 ET

23andMe Announces Agreement with Pfizer Inc. to Research Genetics of Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease

 23andMe, the leading personal genetics company today announced an agreement with Pfizer Inc. in which the companies will aim to enroll 10,000...

Aug 05, 2013, 09:00 ET

23andMe Launches First National TV Campaign

23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, today launched Portraits of Health, the company's first television advertising campaign. The...

Dec 20, 2012, 10:38 ET

23andMe Presents Top Ten Most Interesting Genetic Findings of 2012

 23andMe has released its third annual list of the ten most interesting and significant genetic findings in 2012 as part of the company's...

Dec 13, 2012, 09:00 ET

23andMe's Ancestry Composition Reveals People's Ancestral Origins Going Back 500 Years And More

23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, today announced the availability of Ancestry Composition, a new feature that provides...

Dec 04, 2012, 09:28 ET

23andMe Scientists Receive More Than $500,000 In Funding from the National Institutes of Health

 23andMe has received grants totaling $573,000 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support three projects that utilize 23andMe's...

Oct 16, 2012, 09:00 ET

23andMe Names Christine Castro, Neil Rothstein and Jonathan Ward to Leadership Positions

 Today 23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, announces the appointment of Christine Castro as Vice President Communications, Neil...

Oct 15, 2012, 11:11 ET

23andMe Compares Family History and Genetic Tests for Predicting Complex Disease Risk

 In a new theoretical study, 23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, developed a mathematical model which shows that family history and...

Jul 30, 2012, 12:46 ET

23andMe Takes First Step Toward FDA Clearance

 23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, today announced that it has delivered its first round of 510(k) documentation to the Food and...

Jul 10, 2012, 09:44 ET

23andMe Acquires CureTogether, Inc.

 23andMe, a leading personal genetics company, today announced its first acquisition with the purchase of CureTogether, Inc.  The...

Jul 02, 2012, 10:23 ET

23andMe Names Andy Page to Board of Directors

 23andMe, a leading personal genetics company, has announced the addition of Andy Page to its Board of Directors. "It is with great pleasure...