CANCER EDU. | 23andMe to Present at American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2022 Annual Meeting

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SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –– 23andMe Holding Co. (Nasdaq: ME) (“23andMe”), a leading consumer genetics and therapeutics company with a mission to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome, today announced that it will present data related to its wholly owned 23ME-00610 immuno-oncology program at the upcoming American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2022 Annual Meeting being held April 8-13, 2022 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Details for the abstract are as follows:

Abstract title: 23ME-00610 is a first-in-class monoclonal antibody that targets the CD200R1 immune checkpoint to enhance T cell-mediated antitumor activity
Presenting author: Jill Fenaux
Abstract number: 602 / 12
Poster session: Sunday, April 10, 2022, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM, New Orleans Convention Center, Exhibit Halls D-H, Poster Section 38, Session PO.IM02.07 – Immune Checkpoints

Abstract title: Discovery of CD200R1 as a novel immuno-oncology target using pleiotropic signals from 23andMe’s genetic and health survey database
Presenting author: Xin Fang
Abstract number: 603 / 13
Poster session: Sunday, April 10, 2022, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM, New Orleans Convention Center, Exhibit Halls D-H, Poster Section 38, Session PO.IM02.07 – Immune Checkpoints

E-posters will be released at 12:00 PM CT on Friday, April 8, and will be available to registered attendees on the AACR 2022 website through Wednesday, July 13, 2022. Copies of the posters will also be available at https://investors.23andme.com.

About 23andMe
23andMe, headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, is a leading consumer genetics and therapeutics company. Founded in 2006, the company’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has pioneered direct access to genetic information as the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research, with approximately 80 percent of its customers electing to participate. The 23andMe research platform has generated more than 180 publications on the genetic underpinnings of a wide range of diseases, conditions, and traits. The platform also powers the 23andMe Therapeutics group, currently 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. More information is available at http://www.23andMe.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
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