Anavex Appoints Leading Alzheimer’s Disease Expert Dr. Mark Smith to Scientific Advisory Board

Athens, Greece — February 10, 2009 — Anavex Life Sciences Corp., (“ANAVEX”) (OTCBB: AVXL) today announced the appointment of Dr. Mark A. Smith, Ph.D., FRCPath, to its scientific advisory board. Dr. Smith is recognized as one of the world’s most cited researchers in the fields of Alzheimer’s disease, free radical biology and neuroscience and behavior.…

Anavex Scales Up Synthesis of ANAVEX 2-73 for Phase 1 Alzheimer’s Disease Study

Athens, Greece — January 30, 2009 — Anavex Life Sciences Corp., (“ANAVEX”) (OTCBB: AVXL) has signed an agreement with organic chemistry services provider Syntagon AB (“Syntagon”) for the scale-up manufacturing of ANAVEX 2-73, its lead compound for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.  ANAVEX 2-73 is scheduled to commence Phase 1 studies in 2009. “The agreement…

Ground-Breaking Anti-Amnesic and Neuroprotective Effects of Alzheimer’s Compound ANAVEX 1-41 Published in Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology

Athens, Greece — December 17, 2008 — Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“ANAVEX”) (OTCBB: AVXL), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of novel therapeutics to treat Central Nervous System (CNS) diseases and cancer, announces that the anti-amnesic and neuroprotective effects of ANAVEX 1-41 are detailed in a paper published in the current edition…

Anavex Presents Potent Neuroprotective Effects of ANAVEX 1-41 at Neuroscience 2008

Athens, Greece — December 4, 2008 — Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“ANAVEX”) (OTCBB: AVXL), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of novel therapeutics to treat Central Nervous System (CNS) diseases and cancer, was selected to present its latest results with ANAVEX 1-41 at Neuroscience 2008, the 38th annual meeting of the Society…

Anavex Completes Successful Preclinical Studies on Lead Alzheimer’s Drug Candidate

Athens, Greece — September 2, 2008 Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“ANAVEX”) (OTCBB: AVXL), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of novel therapeutics to treat Central Nervous System (CNS) diseases and cancer, today announced the successful completion of preclinical studies (in-vitro and in-vivo in mice) on ANAVEX 2-73, a novel sigma-1 receptor agonist…

Anavex Presents Neuroprotective Effects of ANAVEX 1-41 at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease 2008

Chicago, Illinois — July 30, 2008 — ANAVEX Life Sciences Corp. (OTCBB: AVXL), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of novel therapeutics to treat Central Nervous System (CNS) diseases and cancer, today presented data from the company’s novel compound, ANAVEX 1-41, targeting Alzheimer’s disease, at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease (ICAD)…

Anavex Life Sciences Corp. Will Present New Findings at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease 2008 (July 26-31, 2008, Chicago, USA)

Athens, Greece — June 24, 2008 — Anavex Life Sciences Corp.  (“ANAVEX”) (OTCBB: AVXL) announces its participation at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease 2008 (July 26–31, 2008,Chicago,USA), where it will present results obtained with ANAVEX 1-41 demonstrating a protective effect against the neurotoxicity of amyloid β25-35 peptide (Aβ25-35) in mice.  This peptide is used…

Anavex Announces Appointment of Oncology Specialist to Board of Directors

Athens, Greece — May 21, 2008 — Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“ANAVEX”) (OTC BB:AVXL) today announced the appointment of Alison Ayers to its Board of Directors. Ms. Ayers is currently the Worldwide Commercial Head for Oncology at Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), with responsibility for Pfizer’s oncology portfolio, which includes more than 20 drug candidates in clinical development,…