Research Report Confirms Opportunity for Anavex Anti-Cancer and Neuropathic Pain Compounds

Sigma-1 Receptor Modulation Preventing Neuropathic Pain Induced by Paclitaxel New York, NY — February 26, 2014 — Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“Anavex” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: AVXL) today announced that a research article in the current issue of peer-reviewed scientific journal Molecular Pain reveals a new opportunity for the Company’s anti-cancer and neuropathic pain compounds. …