Nektarios Barabutis, M.Sc. ,Ph.D. is a Research Scientist for the Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA. He is a specialist on the molecular cascades which are involved in human pathology. He is an author of more than 22 papers in peer reviewed journals of high caliber (i.e PNAS, AJPLung) listed in Pubmed. [https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Nektarios Barabutis] with an H index of 12. He demonstrates a rich scholarly activity, since he serves as a referee and editorial board number in numerous journals.
Dr. Nektarios Barabutis is currently interested on the intracellular mechanisms which regulate the human endothelial permeability and in particular on the role of p53 on vascular integrity. Deregulation of that function leads to Acute Lung Injury and its more severe form, the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Furthermore, he introduced the antioxidant activity of Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone Antagonists in human Lung Cancers, a discovery which resulted to a USA patent [Publication number: US20100152114 A1].