NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – 23andMe today announced it has acquired CureTogether for an undisclosed amount.

Based in Mountain View, Calif., CureTogether is a community-based health site where members can share quantitative information about more than 500 medical conditions. The purchase is the first by 23andMe, which said that it provides the firm with "technology and talent that will improve 23andMe's ability to gather data for research, while also providing customers with engaging and meaningful interactions in 23andMe's online community."

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