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19 Mar, 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...


03 Feb, 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...


12 Jan, 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...


06 Jan, 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;...


18 Dec, 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...


20 Oct, 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...


05 Aug, 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...


13 Dec, 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...


16 Oct, 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...


15 Oct, 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...


30 Jul, 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...


10 Jul, 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...


02 Jul, 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...


20 Apr, 2012, 09:27 ET Khan Academy and 23andMe Partner to Promote Genetics Education on DNA Day

 To celebrate DNA Day, Khan Academy, the world's online classroom, and 23andMe, a leading personal genetics company, are working together to...


09 Apr, 2012, 09:00 ET 23andMe Provides the Science Behind PBS Series "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." With Its Personal Genome Service®

 Barbara Walters, Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Wanda Sykes and a host of celebrities are tracing their ancestry in the PBS series...


04 Jan, 2012, 12:13 ET 23andMe Presents Top Ten Most Interesting Genetic Findings of 2011

 23andMe, a leader in personal genetics, has released its second annual list of what it thinks are the 10 most interesting and significant...


07 Jan, 2011, 10:50 ET 23andMe Announces Additional Investment in Series C Financing; Dr. Ashley Ledbetter Dombkowski of MPM Capital Joins 23andMe's Board of Directors

23andMe, a leading personal genomics company, today announced the addition of approximately $9 million to its Series C Financing to bring the...