Get involved in a new way of doing research.
23andMe isn't just about you, it's about all of us.
We offer you the opportunity to participate in genetic research, which could contribute to revolutionary findings in human diseases, conditions and traits. It's easy to participate once you have purchased a kit.
The genetic power of one.
On average, our customers who consent to research contribute to over 230 studies.
Our 23andMe Research Team has identified hundreds of new genetic associations and regularly publishes research in leading, peer-reviewed journals. We've received four grants from the National Institute of Health to fund various research projects.
23andMe research complies with all applicable federal regulations.
Research participation made easy.
Customers can participate in research at their own convenience. Research participation is an opt-in choice during the kit registration process. Customers are able to answer surveys designed by scientists and researchers, while learning new things about their DNA.