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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...

Apr 20, 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...

Apr 09, 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...

Feb 21, 2012, 09:58 ET

Muhammad Ali Joins 23andMe In Search for Parkinson's Disease Cure

 Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who has Parkinson's disease, has teamed up with 23andMe, a leading personal genetics company, in its...

Jan 04, 2012, 12:13 ET
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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...

Nov 03, 2011, 10:51 ET
Oct 25, 2011, 14:39 ET

23andMe Discovers Genetic Variant That May Protect Those at High Risk for Parkinson's Disease

23andMe, Inc., a leading personal genetics company, has announced the first-time discovery of the potentially protective nature of the gene...

Jan 07, 2011, 10:50 ET
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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...

Nov 09, 2010, 09:00 ET

23andMe Raises More Than $22 million in Series C Financing

23andMe, Inc., a leading personal genetics company, announced today the closing of its Series C financing. The company raised a total of more than...

Oct 13, 2009, 11:05 ET

23andMe Tests NFL Players' DNA for Athletic Genetic Factors

23andMe, Inc., an industry leader in personal genetics, conducted the genetic analysis of both former and current NFL players, as well as...

Mar 31, 2009, 13:54 ET

23andMe Launches Free Online Community for Moms and Moms-to-Be

Pregnancy Tracking Tools Bring Women Together To Share and Learn From Each Other 23andMe, Inc., an industry leader in personal genetics, announced...