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"Hey, I think you're my brother."

Neil Schwartzman and Jolie Pearl discovered they were siblings using 23andMe.

Fill in your Family Tree

The 23andMe DNA Relatives tool uses DNA to reveal family relationships between you and other 23andMe customers. Join the many 23andMe adoptees who've found and connected with biological family members.

  • Take advantage of 23andMe’s DNA database -- the largest in the world of potential living relatives. see example
  • Find and contact biological relatives up to 5th cousin and beyond. see example
  • Continue to find more relatives as the 23andMe database grows. In 2011, the average customer saw more than 250 new relatives.*
  • You may keep your identity hidden, or share as much information as you wish.

Neil Schwartzman: Finding family

Map Your Global Origins Using DNA

Your genome holds the story of your global ancestry. Let 23andMe help you tell your story using our state-of-the-art genetic geography tools.

  • Map your ancestry and see what percentage of your DNA is European, Asian and African. see example
  • Trace your mother’s and father’s lines through thousands of years of history.* see example
  • Check whether you’re likely to have Ashkenazi Jewish or Native American ancestry.

It’s beyond awesome. I couldn’t be happier. I mean I’d really given up all hope. I can’t say how absolutely grateful I am to 23andMe for facilitating this.

Neil Schwartzman

Be More Informed

23andMe can help you fill in the gaps in your family medical history. Discover what DNA can tell you about your health and your body.

  • Access more than 200 health reports personalized using your DNA. see example
  • Receive new and updated reports each month, based on cutting-edge genetics research publications that are vetted by our expert staff.
  • Learn which medications may not work for you, or may cause dangerous side effects, to help your doctor make the most informed decisions. see example
  • Gain insight into how your genes affect your physical traits, like why your eyes are the color they are, or why you have trouble digesting dairy products. see example

I feel so blessed,” said the self-described “hippie mom” of three. “I had the chance to truly find out about my own origins and about who I am.

Karen Durrett

Get to know yourself through your DNA

How it works

23andMe is a DNA testing service providing information and tools for consumers to learn about and explore their DNA. We utilize an Illumina genotyping chip that has been customized for use in all of our products and services by 23andMe. The genotyping services of 23andMe are performed in LabCorp's CLIA-certified laboratory. The tests have not been cleared or approved by the FDA but have been analytically validated according to CLIA standards.

Your Privacy and Security

Your personalized 23andMe web account provides secure and easy access to your information, with multiple levels of encryption and security protocols protecting your personal information. The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) is U.S. federal legislation that protects Americans from discrimination (in health insurance and employment decisions, but not disability or life insurance) on the basis of genetic information. Click here to learn about how GINA protects your genetic privacy.

Our Technology and Standards

23andMe is a DNA testing service providing information and tools for consumers to learn about and explore their DNA. We utilize an Illumina genotyping chip that has been customized for use in all of our products and services by 23andMe. The genotyping services of 23andMe are performed in LabCorp's CLIA-certified laboratory. The tests have not been cleared or approved by the FDA but have been analytically validated according to CLIA standards.

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The 23andMe Personal Genome Service® brings your DNA to life.

Our unique tools and online content highlight interesting traits, allow you to learn about possible health risks and reactions to medications, and connect you to new relatives as you explore your ancestry.

Your Personal Genome Service® provides you:

  • Access to hundreds of comprehensive reports that interpret your genetic data
  • Continual updates to those reports, based on the latest research discoveries
  • Ability to share and compare results with friends and family
  • Tools to discover new relatives and learn about your ancestry

Why I love 23andMe? Email today: 8 new discoveries have been made about your DNA!

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