Who owns the results of genetic testing?

Oct 16, 2018
Personal data from genetic tests has been used in drug development and research.
A visitor views a digital representation of the human genome in 2001 at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
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Who owns the results of genetic testing?

Oct 16, 2018
Personal data from genetic tests has been used in drug development and research.
A visitor views a digital representation of the human genome in 2001 at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
Mario Tama/Getty Images

Why 23andMe wants your genetic data

Apr 19, 2017
CEO Anne Wojcicki hopes the collective power of health information will advance research.
"In some ways the world is just starting, but in some ways I think we've really driven a lot of change," said 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki.
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FDA clears 23andMe to sell genetics tests for diseases

Apr 10, 2017
Consumers can get information to help them determine if they are at risk of developing Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other diseases.
Anne Wojcicki is co-founder and CEO of 23andMe, a company that makes home DNA testing kits.
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23andMe is jumping back into the market

Oct 21, 2015
The company will offer tests to determine if people are carriers relatively rare diseases.

Spit, genes and the FDA

Nov 25, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on the nation's biggest at-home DNA test kit company

The cost of Angelina Jolie's cancer testing? More than $4,000

May 14, 2013
Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy is likely to boost demand for a medical test that determines the probability of breast cancer. That test is currently available from just one company, Myriad Genetics, which charges more than $4,000.
Actress Angelina Jolie leaves Lancaster House after attending the G8 Foreign Minsters' conference on April 11, 2013 in London, England.
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Home DNA kits -- to test or not to test?

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