So, who is Scott Rocklage? Where is he from and what does he do?
Scott Rocklage is a managing partner at 5AM Ventures, based out of the city of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He joined 5AM Ventures in the year 2003 and became a managing partner the following year. With several decades of experience under his belt in healthcare management, he had plenty of knowledge to bring to the 5AM company.
What about his background?
Scott Rocklage attended the University of California, Berkeley to get his bachelor of sciences in chemistry. Eventually, he received his Ph.D. in chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. While there, he conducted research in a laboratory owned by the Nobel-prize winning Richard R. Schrock.
Where else has he worked beside at 5AM?
Rocklage worked quite a few prestigious jobs before joining 5AM Ventures. Some of these include serving as the chief executive officer and president of Nycomed Salutar. He was also CEO and chairman of Cubist Pharmaceuticals. He was also responsible for achieving the U.S. New Drug Applications for three new pharmaceutical drugs. He has also gotten various new drugs into clinical trials.
What else is Scott Rocklage currently involved in?
Right now, he sits on the boards of various companies. These include Achaogen, Relypsa, Semprus, WaveRx, Pulmatrix, and Variation. He is also involved with the Board of Associates at the Whitehead Institute. In the past, he was chairman of companies such as Ilypsa and Miikana, both of which were bought out by other companies.
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