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Night Read (Ohio): Cincinnati Children’s researchers help discover pathway to repair kidney damage

Researchers led by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the Brigham & Women’s Hospital of Harvard Medical School have discovered a molecular pathway that works through the immune system to regenerate damaged kidney tissues.

News and notes from the day in MedCity, Ohio:

Researchers led by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the Brigham & Women’s Hospital of Harvard Medical School have discovered a molecular pathway that works through the immune system to regenerate damaged kidney tissues and may lead to new therapies for repairing injury in a number of organs systems, according to a EurekaAlert! release.

Denise S. Marsh, the 47-year-old Cleveland Heights woman who owns of Beta Services Inc., which does business as Home Helpers, was indicted Tuesday by the Frankin County Grand Jury in Columbus on charges of sending employees with criminal records into private homes to provide medical care, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Marv Schwartz, a serial entrepreneur who is perhaps best known as the founder, CEO and chief technology officer of Noteworthy Medical Systems, the electronic health record company formerly based in Mayfield Heights, has agreed to become the chief science officer of the Youngstown Business Incubator, according to an incubator update by CEO Jim Cossler.

Bedford Laboratories, a division of Ben Venue Laboratories Inc., has added milrinone lactate in 5 percent dextrose injection to its existing milrinone injection line, according to a PRNewswire release. This product, which is used to treat heart failure patients, is equivalent to Primacor by Sanofi-Aventis.