Anavex Advances Drug Candidate for Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

Results from animal model testing demonstrate ANAVEX 1-41 has significant neuroprotective and anti-amnesic benefits Geneva, Switzerland — November 28, 2007 — Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“ANAVEX”) (OTCBB: AVXL) is pleased to announce promising developments with ANAVEX 1-41, the company’s lead drug candidate for Alzheimer’s disease. In recent pre-clinical animal studies, ANAVEX 1-41 prevented oxidative stress,…

Anavex Strengthens Board of Directors

Geneva, Switzerland — December 17, 2007 — Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“ANAVEX”) (OTCBB: AVXL) today announced the appointment of Dr. Cameron Durrant to its Board of Directors. Dr. Durrant is currently Worldwide Vice President of Virology Global Strategic Marketing at Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ). “ANAVEX is both pleased and privileged to welcome Dr. Durrant…

ANAVEX 7-1037 Demonstrates Chemotherapeutic Potential Without Toxic Side Effects for the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer, Other Types of Solid Tumors

Geneva, Switzerland — December 11, 2007 — Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“ANAVEX”) (OTCBB: AVXL) today announced that ANAVEX 7-1037 has been shown to kill human HCT116 colon cancer cells in advanced pre-clinical studies.  In addition, ANAVEX 7-1037 demonstrated its ability to significantly suppress tumor growth in immune-deficient mice.  ANAVEX 7-1037 is the company’s lead drug…

Anavex Advances Drug Candidates for Treatment of Epilepsy

Results in epilepsy animal models demonstrate that ANAVEX 2-73 and its active metabolite ANAVEX 19-144 have potent anticonvulsant, anti-amnesic and neuroprotective properties Geneva, Switzerland — December 6, 2007 — Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“ANAVEX”) (OTCBB: AVXL) today announced promising developments with ANAVEX 2-73 and ANAVEX 19-144, the company’s lead drug candidates to treat epilepsy. During…