After Canada, UK, 23andMe wants DNA test growth abroad

January 14, 2015 6:05 PM

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley-based genetic testing company 23andMe is looking for new growth of its direct-to-consumer DNA tests abroad, building on recent expansions into Canada and the UK.

The company, whose consumer-directed tests were barred by U.S. health regulators in 2013, said Western Europe is one focus for expansion. It is also exploring regions where it sees the most need, 23andMe Co-founder and Chief Executive Anne Wojcicki said in an interview.

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