Helping Change Life Science, Dr. Scott Rocklage

Within the financial and investment realms there are many movers and shakers these days and so it becomes increasingly relevant when one of these so called movers and shakers does something out of the ordinary. Dr. Scott Rocklage is one of these people. He has been directly involved with over 15 different and successful healthcare based endeavors. Read more:Scott Racklage | Bloomberg and Idea Mensch | Scott Rocklage

Dr. Rocklage received his B.S. In Chemistry from the University of California, Berkley and then went on to receive his PhD in Chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at which point he was able to conduct research within the laboratory of Dr. Richard R. Schrock, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2005.

He has been published in over one hundred peer-reviewed publications and has been either the direct inventor or co-inventor of over 20 U.S. patents.

Currently Dr. Rocklage is the manager of 5am Ventures, so named because it is focused on the start-up phases of business which is generally regarded as the “early stage” and 5:00a.m. Is most certainly early in the day. 5Am Ventures is a venture capital firm that focuses on life sciences and healthcare.

The day to day life of Dr. Rocklage is far from ordinary. Some days are spent studying and researching new breakthroughs in the areas of healthcare and life science while other days are spent entirely by working on a company’s portfolio while yet other days may be consumed by board meetings.

It is abundantly clear that through the leadership of Dr. Rocklage, 5am Ventures LLC has risen to become on of the top venture capital firms for healthcare and life sciences. He has well over 3 decades of experience and expertise in the field and brings all of that knowledge to work with him every day.

Dr. Rocklage joined 5am Ventures in 2003 and then became a managing partner in 2004. Prior he served as Chief Executive Officer at EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals.

He has also served in one form of leadership capacity or another with Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Protana Inc., Amersham Health, Miikana Therapeutics Inc., Achogen Inc., as well as many more. His experience leading pharmaceutical and biology driven companies is unparalleled.

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