Amedica Granted Extension by NASDAQ to Regain Compliance with NASDAQ Listing Rule

SALT LAKE CITY, March 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amedica Corporation (Nasdaq:AMDA), an innovative biomaterial company which develops and manufactures silicon nitride as a platform for biomedical applications, announced today that it received notification from the Listing Qualifications department of The NASDAQ Stock Market, that the staff has determined to grant the Company an extension until June 29, 2018 to regain compliance with Listing Rule 5620(a) by holding an annual meeting of shareholders on or before that date.   If Amedica does not satisfy these terms, NASDAQ will provide written notification to the Company that its common stock will be delisted. At that time, the Company may appeal the determination to a NASDAQ hearings panel.  The company fully intends to hold an annual meeting of shareholders by the due date, and otherwise remain in compliance with NASDAQ rules and regulations.

About Amedica Corporation
Amedica is focused on the development and application of medical-grade silicon nitride ceramics. Amedica markets spinal fusion products and is developing a new generation of wear- and corrosion-resistant implant components for hip and knee arthroplasty. The Company manufactures its products in its ISO 13485 certified manufacturing facility. Amedica's spine products are FDA-cleared, CE-marked, and are currently marketed in the U.S. and select markets in Europe and South America through its distributor network and its OEM partnerships.

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