Dr. Joan E. Adamo is the Associate Director for Regulatory Support Services at the University of Rochester and is located in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute. She also has a Secondary Faculty Appointment in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. She provides advice and guidance on clinical and basic research projects and serves as an FDA liaison for University investigators working on Sponsored and Sponsor-Investigator clinical studies. This includes supporting researchers in IDE- and IND-governed clinical studies and managing a framework for preclinical GLP compliance within the University. Prior to joining the University of Rochester, Dr. Adamo served as a researcher and regulator at the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research in the U.S. at the FDA.