Experience, Longevity, Quality and Service.

CenExel Centers of Excellence offer world-class quality and experience. AMRI champions that standard.

Located in Toms River, NJ – AMRI is a clinical research facility dedicated to research in Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, MCI and other neurological conditions.

With our site located in the epicenter of an aging population, we are uniquely positioned to help sponsors speed Alzheimer’s disease related therapeutics to market as quickly and safely as possible through our effective and thorough recruitment processes.

CenExel AMRI provides cutting-edge treatment while advancing medical research.

Founded in 2013 CenExel AMRI encompasses multiple research facilities in New Jersey, largest Alzheimer’s clinical research site in the state, we are able to tap into the latest resources to provide cutting edge care. We are a CenExel Center of Excellence, assuring unparalleled patient engagement, staff expertise, and valuable results.

Over 45+ Alzheimer’s clinical trails
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CenExel AMRI encompasses 6,000 sq ft in dedicated research facilities with infusion suites
CenExel AMRI exceeds 100% of patient target in recruitment.
AMRI is uniquely positioned to help sponsors speed Alzheimer’s disease related therapeutics to market as quickly and safely as possible.
CenExel AMRI centralizes budgeting and contracting for faster study start-up.
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CenExel AMRI serves a broad and diverse demographic.

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.

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Our Centers of Excellence provide unparalleled medical and scientific support in the design and execution of clinical trials. Our attention to detail assures quality, reliable results, and has helped CenExel to consistently achieve and exceed patient recruitment goals. We deliver the expertise, engagement, and results to ensure our clients achieve their clinical research goals.

To speed up study implementation, we provide centralized budgeting and contracting for sponsors engaging multiple Centers of Excellence. The geographic diversity of our network offers strong access to roughly 35 million subjects while our broad therapeutic expertise enables a variety of clinical trial strengths.

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