Alzheimer's Disease Drug Slows Damage and Symptoms (video) University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Kurt Brunden, Ph.D., Director of Drug Discovery at Penn's Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, explains a new Journal of Neuroscience study which shows that the compound epothilone D is effective in preventing further neurological damage and improving cognitive performance in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. The results establish how the drug might be used in early-stage AD patients. Credit Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.