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Apr 05, 2016, 11:00 ET New Effort by 23andMe Could Increase Diversity in Genetic Research

23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has funded a promising new study...


Mar 21, 2016, 14:04 ET 23andMe Enables Genetic Research for ResearchKit apps

 23andMe today announced a new ResearchKit module that allows researchers to seamlessly integrate genetic information into their app-based...


Feb 02, 2016, 14:00 ET Is Being a Morning Person in Your DNA?

23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced the results of one of the largest genome-wide association studies of its...


Dec 04, 2015, 09:00 ET 23andMe Genetic Service Now Fully Accessible to Customers in New York and Maryland

 23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced that its service is now completely available to people both in New York...


Oct 21, 2015, 08:00 ET 23andMe Launches New Customer Experience - Reports Include Carrier Status That Meet FDA Standards, Wellness, Traits, and Ancestry

23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced the launch of their new Personal Genome Service (PGS). Following two years of...


Oct 14, 2015, 08:00 ET 23andMe Raises $115 Million in Series E Financing Led by Fidelity Management & Research Company

 23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced it has raised $115 million in a Series E financing led by Fidelity...


Aug 17, 2015, 09:00 ET Veteran Genomics and Biotech Executive Dean Schorno, CPA, Joins 23andMe as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Operations

 23andMe, Inc. today announced the appointment of Dean Schorno, CPA, as chief financial officer and head of operations for the company. In his...


Jul 14, 2015, 12:00 ET Creative Designer Scott Andress Joins 23andMe

 23andMe, Inc. announced today the appointment of Scott Andress as director of product design. Formerly with Yahoo and Apple, Andress will lead...


Jun 18, 2015, 09:00 ET 23andMe Genotypes One Millionth Customer

23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced it has genotyped more than one million people worldwide. By accessing their...


May 05, 2015, 14:25 ET 23andMe Launches the Lupus Research Study in Collaboration with Pfizer Inc.

 23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced the launch of the Lupus Research Study in collaboration with Pfizer Inc....


Apr 02, 2015, 09:00 ET Bioinformatics Pioneer Robert Gentleman, Ph.D., Joins 23andMe Leadership Team

 23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced the appointment of Robert Gentleman, Ph.D., as vice president of...


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...


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...


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 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...


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...


Nov 03, 2011, 10:51 ET Dr. Ruben Mesa Joins 23andMe's Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Initiative as Scientific Advisor

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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...


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...


Mar 12, 2009, 07:58 ET 23andMe Launches Parkinson's Disease Genetics Initiative

Personal Genetics Company to Assemble Online Community of 10,000 Individuals with PD To Drive New Online Research Platform 23andMe, Inc., an...


Jan 28, 2009, 02:58 ET 23andMe and mondoBIOTECH Partner to Advance Research of Rare Diseases

23andMe, Inc., an industry leader in personal genetics, and mondoBIOTECH AG, a Swiss research company dedicated to the development of...


Sep 09, 2008, 01:00 ET 23andMe Democratizes Personal Genetics

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- 23andMe, Inc., the industry leader in personal genetics, today announced a substantial reduction...