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Jeffrey G. Gold has served as Director since 1997. Mr. Gold is a Venture Partner for Longitude Capital, a healthcare venture capital fund. Mr. Gold was President and Chief Executive Officer of CryoVascular Systems, a peripheral vascular disease device company, from 2001 through its sale to Boston Scientific in 2005. From 1997 to 2001 he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of CardioThoracic Systems Inc., a company engaged in the development and introduction of devices for beating-heart coronary bypass surgery. Before that, Mr. Gold spent 18 years with Cordis Corporation in a variety of senior management roles, including Vice President of Manufacturing and Vice President of Research and Development, and was a co-founder and President of Cordis Endovascular Systems, a Cordis subsidiary engaged in the interventional neuroradiology business. At Cordis, Mr. Gold also had responsibility for the peripheral vascular business. He serves on the board of directors of several start-up medical device companies and is a member of the Executive Committee for the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Florida, as well as the Commercialization Advisory Board for the Cleveland Clinic.