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Date:11/20/2008

verse background with 15 years of medical expertise and 20 years of IT experience. Prior to MDV, Riskin was the President of Interventional Dynamics Inc, a medical technology R&D firm. Prior to Interventional Dynamics, Riskin was in business development at Roche Diagnostics where he worked with MIT Media Lab and BodyMedia to create and commercialize an IT-based obesity management system. In 2005, Riskin was named one of the top 35 innovators under 35 by MIT's Technology Review.

Riskin is an acute care surgeon and intensivist. He earned a MBA with a focus in bioinformatics from MIT Sloan School of Management and completed the prestigious Biodesign Medical Technology Fellowship at Stanford in 2005. His medical training includes a MD from Boston University, surgical residency at UCLA, and a critical care fellowship at Stanford.

About MDV-Mohr Davidow Ventures

MDV-Mohr Davidow Ventures is a leading Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm that partners with exceptional entrepreneurs building breakthrough companies that disrupt incumbents or create new markets, principally through technology innovation. The firm invests in the areas of Cleantech, Information Technology, and Human Health. Category-leading life science companies funded by MDV include: Adamas Pharmaceuticals; Artemis Health; CardioDx; CELLective Diagnostics; Corventis; Crescendo Bioscience; Navigenics; Pacific Biosciences; ParAllele (AFFX); RainDance Technologies; Tethys Bioscience; The DNA Repair Company; and Ventus Medical. MDV has $2 billion under management. For more information, visit http://www.mdv.com.


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