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SeaStar Medical is a privately held, clinical-stage medical therapeutics company headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Our revolutionary Selective Cytopheretic Device (SCD) is in the final stages of clinical testing with an anticipated launch date in the second half of 2021.

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SeaStar Medical Appoints Dr. Sai Prasad Iyer, Ph.D as VP, Medical Affairs and Clinical Development

Denver, Colo. and Tampa, Fla., Sept. 19, 2022 — SeaStar Medical, a medical technology company developing proprietary solutions to reduce the consequences of hyperinflammation on vital organs, and LMF Acquisition Opportunities, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMAO) (LMAO), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced the appointment of Dr. Sai Prasad N. Iyer, Ph.D to the position of Vice President, Medical Affairs and Clinical Development at SeaStar Medical, effective September 15, 2022. Dr. Iyer brings 20 years of industry experience and will provide leadership in developing and executing clinical trials, including SeaStar Medical’s upcoming pivotal clinical trial of its Selective Cytopheretic Device (SCD)

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SeaStar Medical Reports First Successful Treatment of Pediatric Patient with Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) and Multi-Organ Failure with its SCD

Case report published in peer-reviewed journal, Pediatric Nephrology DENVER, CO and TAMPA, FL — SeaStar Medical, a medical technology company developing proprietary solutions to reduce the consequences of hyperinflammation on vital organs, and LMF Acquisition Opportunities, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMAO) (LMAO), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced that SeaStar Medical’s novel Selective Cytopheretic Device (SCD) was successfully used in a pediatric patient with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), a dysregulated immune disorder in children associated with Epstein Barr virus (EBV), the virus that causes mononucleosis. In its most severe form, HLH presents with signs and symptoms of hyperinflammation that can progress to

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SeaStar Medical Submits Humanitarian Device Exemption Application to FDA for Use of Selective Cytopheretic Device in Children with Acute Kidney Injury

Application follows successful pilot study demonstrating the SCD was safe with probable clinical benefits for pediatric patients DENVER, CO and TAMPA, FL, July 20, 2022  — SeaStar Medical, a medical technology company developing proprietary solutions to reduce the consequences of hyperinflammation on vital organs, and LMF Acquisition Opportunities, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMAO) (LMAO), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced SeaStar Medical has submitted its application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) for Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) for use of the Selective Cytopheretic Device (SCD) for critically-ill children with acute kidney injury (AKI). The FDA informed SeaStar Medical that

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SeaStar Medical Announces Publication of Clinical Trial Results Demonstrating its SCD Significantly Lowered Mortality Rates among Critically Ill ICU COVID-19 Patients by Safely and Effectively Stopping Inflammation Causing Cytokine Storms

Results published in the Society of Critical Care Management’s journal, Critical Care Explorations DENVER, CO and TAMPA, FL, June 7, 2022 — SeaStar Medical, a medical technology company developing a platform therapy to reduce the consequences of hyperinflammation on vital organs, and LMF Acquisition Opportunities, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMAO) (LMAO), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced the publication of results from SeaStar Medical’s pilot SCD 005 clinical study to evaluate the safety and clinical outcomes of extracorporeal immunomodulation treatment with SeaStar Medical’s Selective Cytopheretic Device (SCD) in COVID-19 patients with multiple organ failure in the intensive care unit (ICU). The article,

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SeaStar Medical Appoints Kevin Chung, MD as Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Chung is a renowned critical care physician, research and thought leader in extracorporeal life support therapies DENVER, CO and TAMPA, FL, May 24, 2022 — SeaStar Medical Inc., a medical technology company developing a platform therapy to reduce the consequences of hyperinflammation on vital organs, and LMF Acquisition Opportunities, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMAO) (LMAO), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced that Kevin Chung, MD will join SeaStar Medical as Chief Medical Officer (CMO), effective July 1, 2022. Dr. Chung brings over 20 years of experience as an accomplished critical care physician with expertise in extracorporeal life support therapies (ECLS).

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SeaStar Medical Granted FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for a Novel Immunomodulatory Therapy for Acute Kidney Injury Patients

Designation helps enable accelerated regulatory review of upcoming pivotal clinical trial for treatment in adult patients with acute kidney injury DENVER, CO and TAMPA, FL, May 03, 2022 — SeaStar Medical, a medical technology company developing proprietary solutions to reduce the consequences of hyperinflammation on vital organs, and LMF Acquisition Opportunities, Inc. (Nasdaq: LMAO) (“LMAO”), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced that SeaStar Medical’s Selective Cytopheretic Device (SCD) has received a Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The SCD is a patented, cell-directed, extracorporeal immunomodulator that selectively targets activated neutrophils and monocytes to address hyperinflammation. Neutrophils

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The SCD is an investigational device and is not currently available for sale. Please check back for further updates on device availability in your region.