In the world of health care management and science, one of the names that are well-known in the United States is that of Scott Rocklage. He is known for his hard work and determination, and it can be seen in the way he climbed the ladder of success throughout his career.
Scott Rocklage joined a leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology firm named 5AM Ventures in the year 2003 as a Venture Partner. However, his contribution to the company and his excellence and skills were soon recognized, and soon after he became the Managing Partner of 5AM Ventures.
It is Scott Rocklage and his strategic guidance that helped the firm secure the approval from FDA for three of the drugs that the company was developing, namely Teslascan, Omniscan, and Cubicin. In the past, Scott Rocklage has worked with many other companies as well as in the biotechnology space.
He has served as the CEO and Chairman at two of the most noted pharmaceutical companies, namely Nycomed Salutar and Cubist Pharmaceuticals. In many of the pharmaceutical companies he worked in, Scott contributed to the research and development and also held a position as the senior researcher.
At two other pharmaceutical companies, Relypsa and Novira, Scott Rocklage has served as the Chairman of the Board. Presently, Scott Rocklage is not only associated with the 5AM Ventures but is on the board of many other pharmaceutical companies, including Epirus, Cidara, Pulmatrix, Kinestral, and Rennovia. Learn more about Scott Rocklage: http://5amventures.com/team/scott-m-rocklage-phd/
Many of the companies he has worked in the past such as Semprus, Miikan, and Ilypysa has merged with other firms or have been acquired by other giant pharmaceutical companies. Scott Rocklage is the perfect example of a right combination of science and business skills.
He has done Bachelor in Science in Chemistry from California University and received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At MIT, he was involved in the research of great importance at the laboratory of Richard R. Schrock, a Noble Laureate.
He has written many scientific articles over the years and has more than 100 peers reviewed publication under his name. Moreover, Scott Rocklage also holds more than 30 patents, which is remarkable and showcases his credibility as a scientist as well.