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Hypnoz Therapeutic Devices

The Jaw Elevation Device (JED) is an externally placed, non-invasive device that assists anesthesia providers in maintaining an open airway.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location San Diego, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2007
  • Employees 3
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Company Summary

Hypnoz Therapeutic Devices, Inc., was created to design, develop and manufacture devices that improve safety in patients receiving sedation or general anesthesia. The JED, a patented three way adjustable apparatus, mechanically creates jaw thrust providing a comfortable, convenient way to manage a hands free anesthetic. Customers include hospitals, ambulatory care and private practice sites that provide procedural sedation.


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    April King

    April King, MSN, CRNA, Co-Founder, Director, President and CEO, received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from San Diego State University and her Master of Science in Nursing from University of Southern California, with academic distinction cum laude. She has delivered anesthesia for over 10 years at Kaiser Permanente Hospital, San Diego, the Balboa Navy Hospital, San Diego, various private oral and plastic surgery offices, and as a volunteer

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    Warren Young

    Dr. Young has more than twenty years of neuroscience imaging hardware, software development experience. He is currently the CEO of 3D Vision Systems, Inc in San Diego, CA, producing the first digital 3D stereoscopic surgery workstation and developing retinal imaging software for screening, diagnostic and therapeutic applications. He joined 3D Vision Systems in 2006 as the CTO and took over the executive position in 2007. Dr. Young is also co-fo

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    William Mazzei

    William Mazzei, MD, Director and CMO, is Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Vice Chairman for Technology Development at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center. He received his SB in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and his MD from the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology. After completing his anesthesia residency and fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital, he became Clinical Director of Anesthesiolo


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    Shepard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, Gunderson Dettmer, LLP
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    Jeffrey Klein, CPA

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