Ms Maysa Falah has joined the Lamsa laboratory as a research student. Maysa graduated from the University of Science and Technology in Jordan and received her MSc degree in the Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford under supervision of Professor Trevor Sharp. During her Master’s Maysa studied mechanisms of depression in Parkinson ’s disease. In her thesis, Maysa investigates excitatoxic role of NMDAR hyperfunction in human hippocampal sclerosis. Her thesis project (started in 2013) is a collaboration between The Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences and the Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, and is co-supervised by Dr. Arjune Sen and Dr. Karri Lamsa.