Scott Rocklage holds over three years of experience in healthcare management. Dr. Scott serves at 5AM Ventures as the managing partner. He joined the 5AM in 2003 after becoming the Venture Partner and later in 2004; he climbed the ladder to become the managing partner.
Scott Rocklage has an excellent educational history. He holds a BSc in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. Just like any other excellent doctor, Scott also studied in Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received Ph.D. in Chemistry. While he was doing his Ph. D program he took his research in Richard Schrock`s laboratory. Dr. Schrock laboratory is widely known since it received the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize in Chemistry.
Scott Rocklage has a reputation in the field of medicine. Scott made the FDA approval of the three medications which included Cubicin, Omniscan, and Teslascan. He has always been an ambitious man, and he has submitted many other drugs to the clinical trials. As an investor, he has over 30 U.S patents which he invented and others co-invented. Dr. Rocklage`s publication which is above 1oo in number has been b peer-reviewed.
In his career journey, Scott Rocklage has held various leadership roles. Scot was once serving with Cubist Pharmaceuticals as the CEO and chairman. He also held the position of the CEO and president at Nycomed Salutar. Scott Rocklage also took several R and D posts for Catalytica. He was once a chairman of the board of Relypsa, Novira, and Achaogen. Currently, he serves the same role at Kinestral, Rennovia, and Cidara. Scott has worked on other boards including in Pulmatrix, Epirus Biopharmaceuticals, WaveRX, Inc. and Variation Biotechnologies, Inc. moreover, Scott served as an executive chairman at Ilypsa, Semprus, and Miikana as well. Scott Rocklage also worked at Zalicus, Inc as an independent director.
Scott Rocklage has been in the forefront in the expansion of therapeutics and pharmaceuticals for the reason of fighting the genetic disorders like myotonic dystrophy type I. Dr. Scott holds an extensive healthcare management skills and experience which he has acquired over the years in different working environments. Scott`s exceptional scientific background together with sound strategic leadership model has enabled him to make huge strides in his career.
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