LAWRENCE, Mass., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey H. Burbank, is among the recipients of Mass High Tech, The Voice of New England Innovation, 2011 All-Stars Awards. The All-Stars Awards recognize 15 driven and influential leaders of New England's innovation economy.
The 2011 Mass High Tech All-Stars honorees represent a broad range of technology and service sectors, including robotics, software, economic development, ecommerce, entrepreneurship, medical devices and cleantech. They were selected from more than 100 nominees recommended by the technology community.
"These All-Stars have a proven record in leading not only their own companies but in helping their industry thrive," said Mass High Tech publisher Douglas Banks. "By combining this year's awards program with the BBJ's Rising Stars in Business, we are offering our All-Stars another opportunity for mentorship while giving the younger generation access to innovative role models."
From its inception, Jeffrey Burbank has led NxStage in pioneering home hemodialysis by providing life-changing therapy to dialysis patients. Under his leadership, NxStage succeeded in developing and commercializing the NxStage® System One™, the only truly portable home hemodialysis machine cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The System One enables a more frequent therapy schedule, which clinical data shows is associated with positive outcomes relative to conventional in-center dialysis including improved survival, improved blood pressure management and other significant clinical and lifestyle benefits.
"I am honored to be recognized among this impressive list of New England inn
|SOURCE NxStage Medical, Inc.|
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