Anavex Issues Statement Addressing Recent Press Releases by Law Firms

NEW YORK, NY – January 8, 2016 – Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“Anavex” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: AVXL), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing differentiated therapeutics for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s disease, other central nervous system (CNS) diseases, pain and various types of cancer, today addresses the recent press releases by law firms.…