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Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq:AVXL) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Oct. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq:AVXL), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that is developing drug candidates for Alzheimer’s disease, other central nervous system (CNS) diseases, pain, and various types of cancer, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate its recent listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market.

In honor of the occasion, Christopher U. Missling, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Friday, October 30, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Anavex Life Sciences Corp. Media Contact:

Adam Bello
1-866-505-2895 or (416) 489-0092
media@primorisgroup.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Will Briganti
(646) 441-5012
William.Briganti@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

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About Anavex Life Sciences, Corp. (Nasdaq:AVXL):

Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (AVXL) is a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of novel drug candidates to treat Alzheimer’s disease, other central nervous system (CNS) diseases, pain, and various types of cancer. Anavex’s lead drug candidate, ANAVEX 2-73, is currently in a Phase 2a clinical trial for Alzheimer’s disease. Initial positive data was presented at AAIC 2015 and full PART A and preliminary PART B Phase 2a clinical trial data will be presented at CTAD in November 2015. ANAVEX 2-73 is an orally available drug candidate that targets sigma-1 and muscarinic receptors and successfully completed Phase 1 with a clean data profile. Preclinical studies demonstrated its potential to halt and/or reverse the course of Alzheimer’s disease. It has also exhibited anticonvulsant, anti-amnesic, neuroprotective and anti-depressant properties indicating its potential to treat additional CNS disorders. Further information is available at www.anavex.com.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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