23andMe Holding Co. is consumer genetics and research company, which engages to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. It provides direct access to genetic information with multiple Food and Drug Administration authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The firm’s research platform has generated publications on the genetic underpinnings of a range of diseases, conditions, and traits. The platform also powers the 23andMe therapeutics group, pursuing drug discovery programs rooted in human genetics across a spectrum of disease areas, including oncology, respiratory, and cardiovascular diseases, in addition to other therapeutic areas. The company was founded by Anne E. Wojcickiin 2006 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.