05/20/2014

CPG was issued US Patent 8728379 in May 2014. This patent describes methods of making wear resistance, oxidatively stable polyethylene for orthopedic implants.

04/28/2014

CPG researchers recently published a paper on a sensitive technique to quantify Vitamin E in UHMWPE used for orthopedic applications. The article is published in the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research.

01/28/2014

CPG inventors were assigned US patent 8,637,063 for methods of making highly lubricious hydrogels that may be suitable for joint replacement or bearing surfaces.

12/11/2013

CPG researcher Stephen Spiegelberg was the 2012 receipient of the ASTM Leroy Wyman award for engineering contributions to the field of medical device standards.

11/20/2013

ASTM Committee F04 elected a new Recording Secretary - Stephen Spiegelberg

11/20/2013

Methods for making oxidation resistance polymeric material"patent issued this year

10/08/2013

The clincial results of a navigation system invented by Dr. Gavin Braithwaite were presented at the Australian Orthopedic Conference this month.

05/30/2013

Australian patent 2010206016 "Methods for making oxidation resistance polymeric material" issued this year.

03/08/2013

MIT held its annual MIT Polymer Day in March. Cambridge Polymer Group was a sponsor, and also supplied two judges for the poster contest, where students and post-doctoral research fellows presented their work on polymer technology.

09/13/2012

Iconacy Orthopedic Implants received FDA clearance to market their highly crosslinked UHMWPE prepared using the CIMA process developed at Cambridge Polymer Group and the Massachusetts General Hospital.