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OPTICAL SENSORS FOR MEDICINE APPOINTS THREE NEW BOARD MEMBERS

 OPTICAL SENSORS FOR MEDICINE APPOINTS THREE NEW BOARD MEMBERS
 MINNEAPOLIS, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Sensors for Medicine has appointed three new members to its board of directors.
 They are John Nehra, managing general partner, Catalyst Ventures Limited Partnership, Baltimore; Promod Haque, investment manager, Norwest Venture Capital, Minneapolis; and Christopher Porter, Ph.D., chairman of Cell Pro, a biotechnology company based in Seattle.
 In May, Optical Sensors for Medicine announced it had raised $6.3 million through a private placement of venture capital.
 Optical Sensors for Medicine is developing fiberoptic diagnostic blood gas sensors for use in critical care environments. The products are designed to provide continuous, cost-effective monitoring of a patient's respiratory status while eliminating the need to handle the patient's blood. Optical Sensors for Medicine, which is privately held, is based in Eden Prairie, Minn.
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