Mesenchymal stromal cells as potential immunomodulatory players in severe acute respiratory distress syndrome induced by SARS-CoV-2 infection
Panagiotis Mallis, Efstathios Michalopoulos, Theofanis Chatzistamatiou, Catherine Stavropoulos-Giokas, Hellenic Cord Blood Bank, Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens, Athens 11527, Greece
Author contributions: Mallis P designed and retrieved the data and prepared the whole manuscript; Michalopoulos E and Chatzistamatiou T made critical revisions related to the content of the manuscript; Stavropoulos-Giokas C performed the final approval of the manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Panagiotis Mallis, MSc, PhD, Associate Research Scientist, Teaching Assistant, Hellenic Cord Blood Bank, Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens, 4 Soranou Ephessiou Street, Athens 11527, Greece. email@example.com
Received: May 15, 2020
Peer-review started: May 15, 2020
First decision: June 3, 2020
Revised: June 10, 2020
Accepted: July 19, 2020
Article in press: July 19, 2020
Published online: August 26, 2020