Scott M. Rocklage is a renowned chemist and philanthropist. He boasts of massive expertise in healthcare management that goes back to over 30 years ago. He has held top leadership positions and prides himself in leading three drugs to get the FDA approval. These drugs were Omniscan, Teslascan, and Cubicin. He has also guided clinical trials for numerous drug candidates. As an inventor, he holds over 30 patents to his name. Scott has authored and co-authored 100 and more publications that are peer-reviewed. His success can be attributed to the background training in chemistry that he received at two renowned institutes. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley and MIT respectively.
Between 1990 and 1994 Scott Rocklage worked for Nycomed Salutar as the President and business executive. He was the president, chair, CEO for Nycomed Interventional Inc. between 1992 and 1994. Scott then moved to Cubist Pharmaceuticals where he worked as the Founding Executive Officer and President between 1994 and 2003. Scott Rocklage has been involved in numerous ventures holding leadership positions. These companies include Amersham Health, Semprus, Miikana, and Ilypsa Inc. Scott sat on the board of directors of various companies, including Relypsa and Novira Therapeutics. He is currently involved as the Board of Directors Chairman for Rennovia, Cidara Therapeutics Inc., and Kinestral. He is a member of the board of directors for EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals and Pulmatrix.
Current Role at 5 AM Ventures
5 Am Ventures is an early stage capital company aimed at supporting life science companies. Scott works with scientists, physicians, and other entrepreneurs where he guides them in aligning their business ideas. He helps them optimize their capabilities in solving healthcare needs. Through his organizational and time management skills, he has been able to prioritize the most important tasks. These skills have enabled him to achieve maximum productivity. He has not been afraid of taking risks and has always capitalized on his strengths to grow his business.
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