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Aug 02, 2017, 08:00 ET 23andMe Begins Enrollment for First-of-its-Kind Study on Major Depressive and Bipolar Disorders

23andMe, working in collaboration with the Milken Institute and Lundbeck, today announced that they have commenced enrollment for a first-of-its...


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...


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 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 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...


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...


Jan 04, 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...


Jan 07, 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...