Congratulations to the 2014 ASBMR Fuller Albright Awardee, Yibin Kang, Ph.D.
Date: August 27, 2014
The Fuller Albright Award is given in recognition of meritorious scientific accomplishment in the bone and mineral field to an ASBMR member who has not yet reached his or her 45th birthday before July 1 of the year the award is presented. Congratulations to this year’s award recipient, Yibin Kang, Ph.D.
Dr. Kang is a Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University. He received his undergraduate education at Fudan University in Shanghia, China, and graduate training at Duke University. After completing his postdoctoral research at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, he joined the faculty of Princeton University as an Assistant Professor in 2004 and rose through the ranks to Endowed Chair Professor in 2012. Dr. Kang’s research focuses on the molecular mechanisms of breast cancer metastasis. In particular, his work delineates novel mediators of tumor-stromal interactions that drive the formation and expansion of osteolytic bone metastasis.