Anavex Life Sciences and Ariana Pharma Collaborate to Accelerate Timelines and Improve Efficiency of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Clinical Development Programs

NEW YORK, NY – October 5, 2016 – Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“Anavex” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: AVXL), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing differentiated therapeutics for the treatment of neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental diseases including Alzheimer’s disease, other central nervous system (CNS) diseases, pain and various types of cancer, today announced a collaboration with Ariana Pharma…