With over 30 years of experience, Scott Rocklage has a very extensive resume to include his PhD and him being a contributing inventor for over 30 different patents in the United States. Furthermore, he has been one of the top leaders in the industry that helped with FDA approval on various new drug applications.
Rocklage has worked for many different companies over the years and has been partner of some of these businesses. Several of the companies that you can find on Rocklage’s resume can include Relypsa where he was the board chairman and Novira a part of Johnson & Johnson. Scott also won a Nobel prize in 2005 for his contributions in chemistry, during his stent at MIT. Read more: Scott Rocklage | Crunchbase and Scott Rocklage | Bloomberg
Most importantly he became managing partner of 5 AM ventures in 2004, which has aided him in his healthcare contributions tremendously.
Though he received his Bachelors degree in California at Berkeley, as a Boston native, Dr. Rocklage returned to Massachusetts for his PhD to attend MIT and study chemistry. Working with various different entrepreneurs like scientists, business executives and physicians, he must always be on his toes. Rocklage can often find himself researching, learning and developing himself in life sciences.
Scott’s firm, 5 AM ventures is currently placing a financial backing on the cure of M1 which is the cause of muscular dystrophy in adults. At this point, there has been over $55 million contributed to the research and cure of the disease. A
s this is a disease that crosses through the DNA it is something that can be inherited through the family over years and conditions can worsen. With this in mind, 5 AM ventures and Scott Rocklage, PhD has decided to address this disease with new molecule medications.
With Rocklage’s true love for what he does, he is determined to fulfill these medical needs and continue to treat these diseases related to RNA and M1. He can truly be seen as a leader in the healthcare management industry that is tenacious, charitable and eager to help.