Anavex Completes Scale-Up Manufacturing of ANAVEX 2-73 for Phase I Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials

Geneva, Switzerland — September 21, 2009 — Anavex Life Sciences Corp., (“ANAVEX”) (OTCBB: AVXL) today announced the completion of scale-up manufacturing of ANAVEX 2-73, its lead compound for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.“With sufficient quantities of ANAVEX 2-73 in hand we are an important step closer to the commencement of Phase 1 clinical trials, which…