ADVISORY, Oct. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
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.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, October 30, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Anavex Life Sciences Corp. Media Contact:
1-866-505-2895 or (416) 489-0092
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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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.
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