Anavex Appoints Dr. Christopher Shackleton as an Advisor

Hoboken, NJ — April 8, 2011 — Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“Anavex”) (OTCBB: AVXL) today announced the appointment of Dr. Christopher Shackleton as an advisor to the Company. Dr. Shackleton is a prominent, uniquely qualified physician and surgeon, clinical investigator, information technologist, and corporate finance/healthcare solutions consultant.  He holds triple specialist credentials in medical and…