Melania Muscas

PhD student

Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences

University of Edinburgh

Hugh Robson Building, George Square

Edinburgh, EH8 9XD


Education and Academic Positions        


  • B.Sc Neuroscience, University College London


  • Muscas, M., Louros, S. R. and Osterweil, E.K. Lovastatin, not simvastatin, corrects core phenotypes in a mouse model of Fragile X Syndrome. eNeuro. In press.

  • Thomson, S. R.*, Seo, S. S.*, Barnes, S. A.✝, Louros, S. R.✝, Muscas, M., Dando, O., Kirby, C., Hardingham, G. E., Wyllie, D. J. A., Kind, P. C., and Osterweil, E. K. Cell type-specific translation profiling reveals a novel strategy for treating fragile X syndrome. Neuron. 2017 Aug 2; 95(3):550-563.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.07.013.

*,✝ authors contributed equally

  • Osterlab

Osterweil Lab,

University of Edinburgh