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Melissa Loucas


Areas of interest

Adult neurological speech and language therapy


Preparation clinics, dysphagia, progressive conditions.

Academic qualifications

  • MMedSci (Clinical Communication)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Selected publications

Melissa has been a contributing author to published clinical guidelines for a number of neurological conditions:

  • de Silva, R., Giunti, P., et al. (2009). Management of the Ataxias Towards Best Clinical Practice 2nd Edtn Ataxia UK, London (United Kingdom): 1-55.
  • Hamilton A, Ferm U, Heemskerk A-W, Twiston-Davies R, Matheson KY, Simpson SA, et al. (2012)  Management of speech, language and communication difficulties in Huntington's disease. Neurodegener Dis Manag. 2012;2(1):67-77
  • Louise A Corben, David Lynch, Massimo Pandolfo, Jörg B Schulz, Martin B Delatycki on behalf of the Clinical Management Guidelines Writing Group (2014) Consensus clinical management guidelines for Friedreich ataxia. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2014, 9:184 doi:10.1186/s13023-014-0184-7.


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