Deborah Pinson Hyink

Box 1243

Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

1 Gustave L. Levy Place, Rm 23-29

New York, NY 10029-6574

phone: (212) 241-9431

fax: (212) 987-0389



2003- Assistant Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

2001-2003 Instructor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine


1985 B.S. (Biology) Furman University, Greenville, SC

1990 M.S. (Biological Sciences) Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Thesis title: The metanephridial system of Themiste alutacea


1995 Ph.D. (Cell Biology) University of Alabama at Birmingham,

Birmingham, AL.

Dissertation title: Vascularization of the Developing Kidney

2001-2002 Database application and development (Certificate program)

Columbia University, New York, NY


1995- 1996 Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Division of


1996- 2000 Associate, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Division of Renal Medicine


1. Hyink DP and Abrahamson DR: Origin of the glomerular vasculature in the developing kidney.

Seminars Nephrol 15:300-314, 1995

2. Hyink DP, Tucker DC, St.John PL, Leardkamolkarn V, Accaviti MA, Abrass CK, and

Abrahamson DR: Endogenous origin of glomerular endothelial and mesangial cells in grafts of embryonic

kidneys. Am J Physiol 270:F886-F899, 1996

3. Robert B, St.John PL, Hyink DP, and Abrahamson DR: Evidence that embryonic kidney cells

expressing flk-1 are intrinsic, vasculogenic angioblasts. Am J Physiol 271:F744-F753, 1996

4. Abrahamson DR, Robert B, Hyink DP, St. John PL, and Daniel TO: Origins and formation of

microvasculature in the developing kidney, Kidney Int, 54:S67:S7-S11, 1998

5. Hosono, S, Luo X, Hyink DP, Schnapp LM, Wilson PD, Burrow CR, Reddy JC, Atweh GF, and

Licht JD: WT1 expression induces features of renal epithelial differentiation in mesenchymal 3T3

fibroblasts, Oncogene, 18:417-427, 1999

6. Hyink DP, Rappoport JZ, Wilson PD, and Abramson RG: Expression of the urate

transporter/channel is developmentally regulated in human kidneys. Am J Physiol 281: F875-886, 2001

7. Li X, Li H-P, Amsler K, Hyink D, Wilson PD, Burrow CR: PRKX, a phylogenetically and

functionally distinct cAMP-dependent protein kinase, activates renal epithelial cell migration and

morphogenesis. PNAS 99(14):9260-9265, 2002

8. Kaletta T, Bogaert T, Van der Craen M, Van Geel A, Dewulf N, Buechener M, Barstedt R, Hyink

D, Li H, Geng L, Burrow CR, Wilson PD: Towards understanding the polycystins. Nephron 93:E9-

E17, 2003

9. Gross I, Morrison DJ, Hyink DP, Georgas K, English MA, Mericskay M, Hosono S, Sassoon D,

Wilson PD, Little M, Licht JD. The receptor tyrosine kinase regulator Sprouty1 is a target of the tumor

suppressor WT1 and important for kidney development. J Biol Chem. 278:41420-30, 2003

10. Qiu L, Hyink DP, Gans WH, Amsler K, Wilson PD, Burrow CR: Midkine promotes selective

expansion of the nephrogenic mesenchyme during kidney organogenesis. In Press