The Man With All The Experience. Dr. Scott Rocklage

They say experience is the key tool that gets you a better paycheck, more opportunities, and career advancement. If anybody knows a thing or two about the experience it would have to be Scott Rocklage. Scott Rocklage is a highly respected doctor in the chemistry field. Scott Rocklage holds both a B.S. and Ph.D. in Chemistry. He received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Massachusetts InsChairman and CEO of Cubist Pharmaceuticalstitute of Technology. An inventor and co-inventor of over 30 U.S. patents with 100 peer-reviewed publications, Scott has held many awards and high honors. With over three decades of healthcare management experience and advanced leadership skills, Scott has led the FDA approval of three U.S. New Drug Applications which are Omniscan, Teslascan, and Cubicin. Scott has also held high positions at a variety of companies. Positions include Chairman and CEO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, President and CEO of Nycomed Salutar, Director of Pulmatrix, Executive Chairman of Miikana, and has held various positions at Salutar and Catalytica.


Scott joined 5AM Ventures in 2003 as a Venture Partner and quickly rose through the ranks to become a Managing Partner in 2004. His main roles at the company involve studying new aspects of life science and meeting with the board to discuss new innovative ideas for the company and their clients. It has been noted that Dr. Scott M. Rocklage’s exceptional leadership skills are the reason twhy 5AM Venture is where everybody goes when they are interested in life science.


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