Where the experts come to work

For more than a decade, AMRI’s team of experts have been pioneers in the advancement of medical research though highly specialized clinical trial execution. With their New Jersey site located in the epicenter of an aging population, AMRI is uniquely positioned to help sponsors speed Alzheimer’s disease related therapeutics to market as quickly and safely as possible.

Center Leadership

Debra Hoffmeyer

Sanjiv Sharma

MD, CPI; Founder and PI

Dr. Sharma has been involved in memory research since 2009. In 2013, he started AMRI as the principal investigator. Since then he has worked on over 35 memory related protocols. Dr. Sharma has his board certification in internal medicine as well as geriatric medicine. He is passionate about caring for patients and families who are worried about memory loss. Dr. Sharma graduated from Mahatma Gandhi Medical Memorial College in Jamshedpur, India and completed his residency in internal medicine at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. In 2000, Dr. Sharma opened his private practice, Geriatric Medical Center, in Toms River, New Jersey.

David Poling

Anna Brocco

PharmD, MBA; Director of Operations and Clinical Research

Anna is a graduate of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, with her doctorate in pharmacy and also a master’s in business. Throughout pharmacy school and after graduation, Anna worked at Community Medical Center as a staff pharmacist specializing in IV medication preparation. Anna has brought her pharmacy skills to the office to assist in preparing and dispensing study medications. She is committed to research and works to bring new studies to our center to provide opportunities for all patients to participate. She is dedicated to the patients and families of AMRI and works hard to ensure that everyone’s experience to our center is a pleasant one.

Meet Our Physicians / Investigators

Arun Singh, MD

Sub-investigator, 20+ years’ experience

Dr. Singh joined Advanced Memory Research Institute in September 2019 as a sub-PI, working with Dr. Sharma to conduct clinical research for Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr. Singh is a life long New Jersey resident. He graduated from Rutgers University, and attended medical school at Rowan Medical School. He also currently works as a board certified Emergency Medician physician at Ocean Medical Center in Brick, NJ. He is exicited to join the AMRI team and help with finding a cure of Alzheimer’s. He is eager to bring his medical knowledge and experience to our patients.

Safety and quality are paramount

Our physicians have extensive backgrounds in their respective medical specialties and always prioritize patient safety.




50+ years of collective clinical trial experience


Assisted by expertly-trained medical staff

ACT Facility 1

Convenient Location

CenExel AMRI is the largest Alzheimer’s Disease clinical research site in the Northeast.


CenExel AMRI

9 Mule Road, Suite E9
Toms River, NJ 08755
Monday – Friday
8:30AM – 4:30PM

Phone: 732-341-9500

We’re a CenExel
Center of Excellence

Centers of Excellence provide unparalleled attention to detail to assure consistent and first-class quality in patient care. We have supported tens of thousands of studies, the variety and complexity of which have resulted in a great depth of experience for the principal investigators and research staff at each Center.

We deliver engagement, expertise, and results.


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