Announcing the Stephen M. Krane, M.D. Esteemed Award
Date: July 01, 2015
The ASBMR Council recently established a new Esteemed Award in honor of Stephen Krane, M.D. This award will honor an ASBMR member having a record of outstanding achievements in basic, translational or clinical research in inflammation and/or skeletal matrix biology.
Stephen Krane was a preeminent leader, investigator, mentor, teacher and clinician in the field of rheumatology, matrix biology and bone and mineral metabolism for more than 50 years. During his illustrious career, his service and devotion to the ASBMR contributed greatly to its emergence as the premier society in the field of bone and mineral research. He was a founding member of the ASBMR and its fourth President. As an investigator, mentor and clinician, he was the prime example of the physician-scientist. This esteemed award aims to honor his innumerable contributions to the field and to ASBMR and to create a durable legacy for the future generations of scientists and clinicians working in the field. The first Stephen M.D. Krane Esteemed Award will be presented in 2016.