Anavex Appoints Senior Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Executives to Board of Directors

New York, NY — May 8, 2014 — Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“Anavex” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: AVXL), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel drug candidates to treat Alzheimer’s disease, other diseases of the central nervous system (CNS) and various types of cancer, today announced the appointment of Bernd Metzner, PhD and Elliot Favus, MD…