Stephen M. Krane Award
The Stephen M. Krane Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievements in basic, translational or clinical research in inflammation and/or skeletal matrix biology. The award includes a $2,000 honorarium and a plaque which is presented after a morning plenary session at the Annual Meeting.
Stephen Krane, M.D. was a preeminent leader, investigator, mentor, teacher and clinician in the field of rheumatology, matrix biology and bone and mineral metabolism for ~50 years. During his illustrious career, Dr. Krane's service and devotion to the ASBMR contributed greatly to its emergence as the premier society in the field of bone and mineral research. Dr. Krane was a founding member of the ASBMR, and its fourth President.