Dr.Scott M. Rocklage, Ph.D. is by all standards a well-established man in the pharmaceutical world. His career spans more than four decades, a period in which he has held high-ranking executive positions in various companies. Read more: Scott Racklage | Bloomberg and Scott Racklage | Crunchbase
Dr.Rocklage graduated with a B.S in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkely and went on to achieve his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he did research in the distinguished laboratory of Nobel Prize winner Richard R. Schrock’s.
Since 2003, Rockledge has been working with 5AM Ventures where he started off as a venture partner and became a Managing Partner in 2004. He has overseen the approval of three drugs from the company by the US New Drug Applications, while several other others are under clinical trials.
His rich profile includes services as Chief Executive Officer and President at Amersham Health. Director of LLYPSA, Inc., Chairman of the Board of SemprusBioSciences Corp and several other companies in which he has been an Executive Director and Chairman.
He explains that the name of his company, 5AM Ventures best describes the nature of the company, which is venturing in company formation, ultimately an early stage of business formation just as 5AM in the morning. Learn more about Scott Rocklage: http://www.rennovia.com/team/scott-m-rocklage/
His role, he explains, is to work with entrepreneurs whether scientists, physicians or business executives and assist them in shaping their ideas for the creation of medicines that have the potential to treat medical needs. Primarily, 5AM Ventures focuses on entrepreneurs developing life science for the next generation by advancing cutting-edge breakthroughs in medicine. Emphasis has been put on unconventional or untraditional approach to technologies.
Based in Boston, MA, Dr.Rokclage is also an inventor and co-inventor on more than 30 U.S. patents.He is also a contributor to over 100 peer-reviewed publications.
Riding on Dr. Rocklage’s personal bio at 5AM Ventures is a team of professionals drawn from fields including medicine and finance as well as legal, business and scientific backgrounds.It is this collection of top minds that gives Dr.Rocklage’s team a unique combination through which futuristic ideas are brought to life.
The 62-year-old sits as a board member in over 20 organizations.