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The FDA serves a real purpose: To protect public health.
Anne Wojcicki

It is important to democratize personal genetics and make it more accessible.
Anne Wojcicki

I think there’s a point to regulating, because there are snake oil companies.
Anne Wojcicki

I still meet old-school scientists who are like, ‘Oh honey, women aren’t good at science.’ You kind of dismiss them as insane.
Anne Wojcicki

A few small changes in your DNA can turn your eyes blue, make you lactose intolerant or put some curl in your hair.
Anne Wojcicki

My sister learned she was a carrier for a recessive disease, Bloom syndrome, late in one of her pregnancies. I remember the panicked call and the weeks of worry as she and her husband awaited his test results; if he was also a carrier, this meant their daughter had a one in four chance of being born with the disorder.
Anne Wojcicki

Why should I need a prescription to spit into a vial and get my DNA read? Why can’t I get my own blood drawn without a doctor’s permission? It’s my blood.
Anne Wojcicki

All the kids from my nursery school are still in touch.
Anne Wojcicki

Women who have been recently diagnosed with breast cancer can learn a tremendous amount from women who have already been treated.
Anne Wojcicki

Making personalized medicine a reality will require a strong partnership between 23andMe and the physician and medical communities.
Anne Wojcicki

Our understanding of how DNA informs our health and development is advancing at an incredible pace.
Anne Wojcicki

FDA clearance is an important step on the path towards getting genetic information integrated with routine medical care.
Anne Wojcicki

There’s a whole group of people who are 100-plus and have no disease. Why?
Anne Wojcicki

I think life is pretty awesome.
Anne Wojcicki

We should revel in tons and tons and tons of ideas. Some of them will manifest and lead to a drug discovery, and some will not.
Anne Wojcicki

I carry my iPad and laptop with me everywhere.
Anne Wojcicki

I think it’s important to have flexibility to work wherever is best for you. I actually encourage people to work at the cafe – or from home or wherever works best for them.
Anne Wojcicki

There’s massive government initiatives going around the world, and you see that there’s a real enthusiasm for genetics.
Anne Wojcicki

There’s enough data showing that the fitter you are, the better you eat, the more likely you are to stay healthy longer.
Anne Wojcicki

Billions of dollars have been put into genetic research.
Anne Wojcicki

Fashion was never my forte.
Anne Wojcicki

Physicians should be genotyped.
Anne Wojcicki

23andMe is pleased to bring public funding to bear on data and research driven by the public – our more than 180,000 customers.
Anne Wojcicki

The world needs more social innovations.
Anne Wojcicki

My mom was a problem solver.
Anne Wojcicki

I don’t necessarily want my physician making all my decisions.
Anne Wojcicki

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