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Biomedicine

Personal Genomics

Company
23andMe
Mountain View, CA

Technology and Cost
Microarrays that test for genetic variations
$399 to $499

You get information about …
Ancestry, disease risk, carrier status, and sensitivity to particular drugs

Company
deCode Genetics
Reykjavik, Iceland

Technology and Cost
Microarrays that test for genetic variations
$195 to $985

You get information about …
Ancestry and genetic susceptibility to diseases such as various cancers

Company
DNA Direct
San Francisco, CA

Technology and Cost
Varies by subcontractor
$175 to $3,456

You get information about …
Risk for more than a dozen conditions, including cystic fibrosis and breast cancer

Company
Knome
Cambridge, MA

Technology and Cost
Complete genome sequencing
$68,500

You get information about …
Your entire genome sequence (analysis by a team of scientists is included)

Company
Navigenics
Redwood Shores, CA

Technology and Cost
Microarrays that test for genetic variations
$999

You get information about …
Genetic predisposition to dozens of diseases, including Alzheimer’s, type 2 diabetes, and various cancers

Company
Pathway Genomics
San Diego, CA

Technology and Cost
Multiple platforms to test for genetic variations
$199 to $399

You get information about …
Risks for up to 90 conditions; information on ancestry, carrier status, and drug sensitivities

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