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23andMe 2013 Year in Review

23andMe A YEAR IN GENETICS 2013 marked a historic year in personal genetics. Between the US Supreme Court ruling, Angelina Jolie and the FDA, there were pivotal moments that moved us all forward. FEBRUARY 2013 Genetics is part of the zeitgeist as welcome to you Alex Trebek uses 23andMe in one of his clues for Jeopardy. 23andMe MARCH 2013 PARKINSON'S Our Parkinson's Research Community reaches 10,000, making it the largest research cohort of its RESEARCH COMMUNITY 10,000 JANUARY 2013 We kick off the New Year with participants our new price of $99. kind in the world. APRIL 2013 Marked the ten year anniversary of when scientists completed the first full map of the human genome. MAY 2013 JUNE 2013 Angelina Jolie brought genetic testing into focus for everyone. Jolie's revelation inspired all of us, especially women facing similar tough choices. The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided to bar the patenting of human genes. The case involved Myriad Genetics, which has long held patents for breast and ovarian cancer screening. JULY 2013 We participated in one of the largest genome-wide studies conducted on common allergies, which found new genetic variants associated with allergies and asthma. AUGUST 2013 We published findings regarding the genetics behind stretch marks, adding to our understanding of skin elasticity and perhaps giving us more insight into new treatments for the condition that affects many new moms. Men get stretch marks too, but these are often the result of rapid weight loss or gain. SEPTEMBER 2013 OCTOBER INSIDE THE TWITTER MON FAST OMPA 2013 We launched our Udacity educational program, joining forces to create a groundbreaking online course, Tales of the Genome, enrolling thousands of students this month. Leading the charge in the DNA revolution. n Anne Wojcicki, Sa our CEO and co-founder, is named the "most daring CEO in a kovg at a THE MOST DARING CEO IN AMERICA America". U UDACITY NOVEMBER 2013 The FDA notifies us to stop offering health-related genetic reports pending completion of the agency's regulatory review processes. DECEMBER 2013 Researchers were surprised by the DNA of a 400,000 year old human ancestor. While researchers expected the DNA to look like Neanderthal DNA, it was actually much more like the DNA from another ancient human cousin, the Denisovans.

23andMe 2013 Year in Review

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2013 marked a historic year in personal genetics. Between the US Supreme Court ruling, Angelina Jolie and the FDA, there were pivotal moments that moved us all forward.

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