Scott Rocklage: ‘Call The Doctor’
Scott Rocklage is a businessman, medical researcher, and a doctor. He is also an inventor. Doctor Rocklage has a variety of individual patents currently registered under his own name. Read more: Scott Racklage | Crunchbase
Doctor Rocklage has logged over 20 years of real-world experience working in the health field. Over the past two decades, he has had several executive positions. He was in charge of Ilypsa and Mikana. (Both of these businesses would eventually be acquired by Amgen and Entremed respectively.
2003 was the year Rocklage assumed the position of venture partner of the venture capital firm known as 5AM Ventures. The business invests in newly-launched biological companies. Rocklage took on the responsibilities of managing partner the following year.
Today Doctor Rocklage is the official chairman of the board for Cidara Therapeutics and Novira Therapeutics as well. Furthermore, Rocklage also sits on the boards of Epirus, Kinestral, Rennovia, and Pulmatrix. At present, he generally works out of the Massachusetts 5AM Ventures’ offices.
After Rocklage graduated from high school, he attended the University of California, Berkeley (UCB). He majored in chemistry and earned his bachelor’s degree. He also attended the well-known Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he garnered his Ph.D. in chemistry. Learn more about Scott Rocklage: http://chemistry.mit.edu/scott-rocklage-phd-2-and-his-wife-patty-are-celebrated-their-major-gift
While working on his formal education he also completed research work under the scholarly supervision of Richard Schrock of Nobel Prize fame.
Doctor Scott Rocklage has also written over 100 different scientific research papers that have all been published in a number of individual, peer-reviewed publications.
Online sources report that it was specifically Doctor Rocklage’s effective leadership in the area that resulted in the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) greenlighting a number of different drugs including the drugs Omniscan and Teslascan.
Additionally, he is also said to have been the driving force behind numerous other drugs being chosen for clinical trials.
Doctor Rocklage feels that the secret to his personal success is due to his collaborative efforts with different entrepreneurs, physicians, and scientists. He once stated that he is so productive because of his organizational skills.