Academic Rank:
Clinical Associate Professor, UBC
Island Wide Medical Discipline Lead, Anatomical Pathology, Vancouver Island Health Authority
Affiliation(s):
Royal Jubilee Hospital

Academic background

  • FRCPath, Histopathology. 1994
  • FRCPC, Anatomical Pathology. 1990
  • MB, BCh, BAO, National University of Ireland, University College Cork, Cork City. 1979

Publications

  • Suarez-Pinzon WL, Yan Y, Power R, Brand SJ, Rabinovitch A. Combination therapy with epidermal growth factor and gastrin increases b-cell mass and reverses hyperglycemia in diabetic NOD mice. Diabetes. 2005; 54: 2566-2601.
  • Suarez-Pinzon WL, Mabley JG, Power R, Szabó C, Rabinovitch A. Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibition prevents spontaneous and recurrent autoimmune diabetes in NOD mice by inducing apoptosis of islet-infiltrating leukocytes. Diabetes. 2003 Jul;52(7):1683-8.
  • Mabley JG, Rabinovitch A, Suarez-Pinzon W, Haskó G, Pacher P, Power R, Southan G, Salzman A, Szabó C. Inosine protects against the development of diabetes in multiple-low-dose streptozotocin and nonobese diabetic mouse models of type 1 diabetes. Mol Med. 2003 Mar-Apr;9(3-4):96-104.
  • Rabinovitch A, Suarez-Pinzon WL, Shapiro AM, Rajotte RV, Power R. Combination therapy with sirolimus and interleukin-2 prevents spontaneous and recurrent autoimmune diabetes in NOD mice. Diabetes. 2002 Mar;51(3):638-45.
  • Shapiro AM, Suarez-Pinzon WL, Power R, Rabinovitch A. Combination therapy with low dose sirolimus and tacrolimus is synergistic in preventing spontaneous and recurrent autoimmune diabetes in non-obese diabetic mice. Diabetologia. 2002 Feb;45(2):224-30.
  • Wong P, Houston S, Power R, Lalor E, Bain VG. A case of Histoplasma capsulatum causing granulomatous liver disease and Addisonian crisis. Can J Gastroenterol. 2001 Oct;15(10):687-91.
  • Suarez-Pinzon WL, Mabley JG, Strynadka K, Power RF, Szabó C, Rabinovitch A. An inhibitor of inducible nitric oxide synthase and scavenger of peroxynitrite prevents diabetes development in NOD mice. J Autoimmun. 2001 Jun;16(4):449-55.
  • Suarez-Pinzon W, Korbutt GS, Power R, Hooton J, Rajotte RV, Rabinovitch A. Testicular sertoli cells protect islet beta-cells from autoimmune destruction in NOD mice by a transforming growth factor-beta1-dependent mechanism. Diabetes. 2000 Nov;49(11):1810-8
  • Suarez-Pinzon WL, Power RF, Rabinovitch A. Fas ligand-mediated mechanisms are involved in autoimmune destruction of islet beta cells in non-obese diabetic mice. Diabetologia. 2000 Sep;43(9):1149-56.
  • Korbutt GS, Suarez-Pinzon WL, Power RF, Rajotte RV, Rabinovitch A. Testicular Sertoli cells exert both protective and destructive effects on syngeneic islet grafts in non-obese diabetic mice. Diabetologia. 2000 Apr;43(4):474-80.