Axogen

Gainesville, FL

(NASDAQ: AXGN)

Axogen is developing a proprietary nerve graft to repair and regenerate damaged peripheral nerves.

CryoVascular Systems

Los Gatos, CA

(Acquired by Boston Scientific)

CryoVascular Systems has developed a cryogenic balloon catheter for treating disease in coronary and peripheral arteries.

Fox Hollow Technologies

Redwood City, CA

(NASDAQ: EVVV)

Fox Hollow Technologies has developed a unique device to remove plaque or diseased tissue from coronary and peripheral arteries. Fox Hollow Technologies merged with ev3, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVVV) in October 2007.

Hansen Medical

Mountain View, CA

(NASDAQ: HNSN)

Hansen Medical develops automated solutions to enhance catheter placement for interventional cardiovascular procedures.

InSound Medical

Newark, CA

(Acquired by Sonova Group)

InSound Medical is a company developing leading edge technologies for the hearing impaired.

Loma Vista Medical

Burlingame, CA

(Acquired by C.R. Bard)

Loma Vista Medical is developing cutting-edge products in medical inflatables.

Lumend

Redwood City, CA

(Acquired by Cordis/Johnson & Johnson)

LuMend has developed devices to treat chronic total occlusions (CTOs) in the peripheral and coronary arteries.

MicroVention

Aliso Viejo, CA

(Acquired by Terumo)

MicroVention sells a unique catheter-based implant for the treatment of cerebral aneurysms as an alternative to an invasive craniotomy.

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals

Redwood City, CA

(NASDAQ: OMED)

OncoMed, Inc. is developing antibody therapeutics targeting cancer stem cells, a cancer cell population responsible for cancer growth, recurrence, and metastases.

Precision Light, Inc.

Los Gatos, CA

(Acquired by Allergan Inc.)

Precision Light, Inc. is developing a 3-D imaging system for use by plastic surgeons to enhance breast augmentation surgery.

Renovis

South San Francisco, CA

(NASDAQ: RNVS)

Renovis develops drugs for the treatment of neurological and psychological diseases.

SenoRx

Aliso Viejo, CA

(NASDAQ: SENO)

SenoRx develops and sells products used in the diagnosis and therapy of breast disease.

TriVascular

Santa Rosa, CA

(Acquired by Boston Scientific)

TriVascular develops next-generation endovascular grafts for the treatment of aortic aneurysms.