The Journey of Scott Rocklage

Scott Rocklage studied at the California University where he got his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is where he furthered his education and received his Ph.D. in chemistry. Scott conducted his research in the laboratory of Richard R. Schrock.


Scott Rocklage is known for his vast experience in healthcare management because he has been at it for over three decades. Scott has been the chief executive and also chairperson of Cubist Pharmaceuticals. He has been the chief executive and head of Nycomed Salutar and has taken up different R & D posts at Catalytica and Salutar.


Scott Rocklage has served as chairman of different boards such as Relypsa and Novira while he still holds the position in committees such as Rennovia, Kinestral, and Cidara. He became a member of 5AM Ventures in the year 2003 as just its associate partner and later became a managing partner in 2004. His office is based in Boston MA.


Scott decided to enter the business world by joining 5AM Ventures which is science-based, in 2003. The company was named 5AM Ventures because it is in the early business stage known as the company formation business. After joining entrepreneurship, Scott grew more as a person by becoming time disciplined due to his tight schedule. In the life of being an entrepreneur, he was able to grasp the concept of risk taking which has improved his performance in the company.


During his career, Scott has been able to achieve a variety of incredible things. Due to his leadership responsibilities which entail strategic plans, Scott ensured the FDA approval of the three U.S applications that entail new drugs. The three-drug applications include Omniscan, Teslascan, and Cubicin. Scott has been involved in researches that have given different drug candidates a chance into clinical trials. In his years of medicine work, there has been tremendous growth in the mutations and genotypes that have resulted in the cure for cancer in various ways. Scott Rocklage is a great mentor to scientists, physicians, and business orientated people. He helps them see their ideas in a medical path.


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