Don’t be afraid to take calculated risks. Use what you are good at to lead you to your goal.
Mr. Scott Rocklage, the current managing partner of 5AM Ventures, lives by this rule. After graduating from two of America’s most renowned universities, University of California in Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Scott emerged with a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry.
Imbued with the spirit of scientific research, Mr. Rocklage has dedicated almost three decades of his life to health care and has joined numerous organizations such as Nycomed Salutar, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Salutar, and Novira in an attempt to discover new areas of life science. He held development positions in Salutar and Catalytica.
Dr. Scott revealed that he is fascinated with the trend of finding unique methods to combat cancer. He is excited by the prospect of developing new improvements that will target mutations and save people from a disease that has plagued their existence for almost 2 million years.
The entrepreneur first joined 5AM Ventures in 2003 and quickly rose to the position of managing partner after one year. The inventor mentioned that prioritization and good time management skills are essential keys to productivity. Every leader who hopes to be successful must acquire these habits.
The primary goal of 5AM is to diagnose and treat hazardous medical conditions that are affecting the lives of the general public.They are constantly advancing in the fields of science and medicine and are supporting companies who are also interested in working towards solving necessary healthcare needs.
Mr. Rocklage is also on the Board of Associates at Whitehead Institute – A nonprofit educational and research institution for biomedical research.
Dr. Scott’s unparalleled experience and hard work led to the approval of three drug applications by the FDA. Cubiscin, an antibiotic and two MRI contrast agents – Teslascan and Omniscan. Rocklage has invented more than 30 U.S patents and has published more than a hundred research papers. Owing to his vast contributions and knowledge, Scott Rocklage has become respected as an influential personality in the healthcare field. He is based in the Boston, MA office. Learn more: http://5amventures.com/team/scott-m-rocklage-phd/