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2014-01-23 08:31:36

Company's newest board member provides extensive business development expertise SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a biomaterials company, today announced the appointment of Jeff White to its Board of Directors. With more than 35 years of experience, Mr. White has been instrumental in the development and growth of various companies in the surgical device and biomaterial industry. Jeff is currently principal at Medtech Advisory Group LLC, a firm that...

2013-11-26 16:24:23

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a biomaterials company, today announced a collaboration with Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation, a worldwide leading ceramics producer, to manufacture medical devices from Amedica's Silicon Nitride biomaterial at Kyocera's Vancouver, WA facility. This collaboration includes the manufacture of Amedica's FDA approved Silicon Nitride spinal interbody devices and will broaden Amedica's ability to meet market...

2013-10-24 08:33:36

K2M's Strong Global Position Will Bring Amedica's Silicon Nitride Biomaterial to Broader Markets SALT LAKE CITY and LEESBURG, Va., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a biomaterial company, announced today that it has entered into a distribution agreement with K2M that will provide surgeons and hospitals in Europe with access to Amedica's Silicon Nitride interbody spinal fusion devices. K2M is the largest privately-held spinal device company in the world. Earlier...

2013-10-15 12:32:48

Redesigned Device Provides Surgeons with Ease of Use While Ensuring Quality Patient Care SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a biomaterial company, today announced the launch of its new Silicon Nitride Anterior Lumbar (AL) Interbody Fusion Device. The Valeo II AL Interbody Fusion Device includes enhancements that contribute to improved surgeon ease of use and quality patient care. The Valeo II AL provides a new design that offers enhanced...

2013-03-22 08:25:14

Proprietary Silicon Nitride Technology Provides Surgeons with Superior Capabilities to Increase Quality Care for Patients Suffering from Back Pain SALT LAKE CITY, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive medical device manufacturer, today announced the 10,000(th) worldwide implantation of its Valeo Interbody Fusion Devices. The Valeo Interbody Fusion Device System, made of Amedica's proprietary Silicon Nitride ceramic technology, is used during...

2013-03-11 08:27:50

SALT LAKE CITY, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive medical device manufacturer, announced today that Karl Farnsworth has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on February 21, 2013. Mr. Farnsworth brings more than 25 years of experience as a financial executive for growth-oriented, publicly traded companies in multiple industries. He most recently served as the Senior Vice President and Treasurer with Energy Solutions, Inc. where he led working...

2013-02-28 08:31:11

Silicon Nitride Platform Technology Continues to Drive Innovative Medical Device Development SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive medical device manufacturer, announced today that the company received a new patent for an artificial spinal disc implant based on its proprietary Silicon Nitride (Si(3)N(4)) ceramic material. Amedica's artificial spinal disc implant is unique in its design, material and construction. This is a...

2013-01-29 08:31:35

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive medical device manufacturer, today announced several new additions to its executive management team to help guide the company's efforts as Amedica shifts the standard of care for interbody fusion devices toward proprietary Silicon Nitride (Si(3)N(4)) ceramic. Four strategic appointments, including a Senior Vice President of Market Development, Vice President of Marketing, a Senior Vice President of...

2012-12-19 08:25:50

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive medical device manufacturer, today unveiled its new website, providing the community with a comprehensive resource on Silicon Nitride (Si(3)N(4)) for spine interbody fusion procedures and other orthopedic applications. Site enhancements and upgraded navigation capabilities now enable visitors to quickly find information on the company's proprietary FDA-cleared Silicon Nitride technology for spinal...

2012-11-05 08:33:15

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive medical device manufacturer, announced today that esteemed financial executive Jay M. Moyes has been elected to its Board of Directors. Mr. Moyes brings more than 30 years of management and leadership experience to the Amedica Board of Directors. He has been instrumental in the financial development and expansion of some of the medical industry's most groundbreaking companies including Myriad...