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Dispensed: What to expect out of biotech M&A, Medicare Advantage enrollment in 2020, and what comes next for the DNA-testing industry

Welcome to Dispensed, Business Insider's weekly healthcare newsletter. This week, musings on the slowdown in genetics and dispatches from BIO.
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son

Dispensed: SoftBank’s foray into pharmacy, the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine, and another sign that the DNA-testing fad is over

Welcome to Dispensed, Business Insider's weekly healthcare newsletter. This week, a chat with Alto and why Novartis's CEO gave up part of his bonus.

The DNA kit deals from 23andMe and AncestryDNA we expect to see during Amazon Prime Day 2020

Online DNA kits have become massively popular and during Amazon Prime Day 2020, you'll find deals on kits from 23andMe and AncestryDNA.
Ancestry CEO Margo Georgiadis

Genealogy giant Ancestry just joined 23andMe in cutting workers as the DNA testing fad ends

Ancestry is laying off roughly 100 employees, CEO Margo Georgiadis said Wednesday, citing "a slowdown in consumer demand."

Dispensed: Dispatches from Davos, updates from the upcoming One Medical IPO, and meet the newest member of the BI healthcare team

Welcome to Dispensed, Business Insider's weekly healthcare newsletter. This week, layoffs at 23andMe, and work begins on a coronavirus vaccine.

23andMe just laid off 100 employees as the DNA-testing ‘fad’ ends

DNA-testing giant 23andMe is laying off about 14% of its staff as sales of consumer genetics tests failed to take off the way companies expected.
Sanofi CEO Paul Hudson

Dispensed: Sanofi’s new plan, UnitedHealth’s growing bet on medical care, and why Anthem isn’t getting into the primary care busines...

Welcome to Dispensed, our weekly dispatch of healthcare, biotech, and pharma news from Business Insider.

The career rise of Susan Wojcicki, who rented her garage to Google’s founders in 1998 and is now the CEO of YouTube

In 1998, Susan Wojcicki rented her garage to Sergey Brin and Larry Page for $1,700 a month. The next year, she joined Google as its 16th employee.

Google cofounder Sergey Brin is stepping down as Alphabet’s president. Take a look inside his eccentric and wildly successful life.

Sergey Brin cofounded Google with Larry Page more than 20 years ago, and announced this week that he's stepping down as Alphabet's president.

Several popular DNA kits are up to 50% off on Cyber Monday, including 23andMe and AncestryDNA

Updated 11/30/19 at 3:30 pm ET: DNA kits are on sale during Cyber Monday. Here are the best deals on 23andMe, AncestryDNA, and more.