Miss Sarah Mason
Supervised by Dr Roger Barker, Professor Barbara Sahakian
Research into the neuropsychological profile of presymptomatic Huntington's disease using fMRI scanning and behavioural testing. With particular interests in areas such as reward processing and hippocampal function.
Research into predictors of dementia in Parkinson's patients through longitudinal follow up of an incidence cohort.
Evans JR, Mason SL, Williams-Gray CH, Foltynie T, Brayne C, Robbins TW, Barker RA (2011), “The natural history of treated Parkinson's disease in an incident, community based cohort.” J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry Details
Antoniades CA, Xu Z, Mason SL, Carpenter RH, Barker RA (2010), “Huntington's disease: changes in saccades and hand-tapping over 3 years.” J Neurol 257(11):1890-8 Details
Calder AJ, Keane J, Young AW, Lawrence AD, Mason S, Barker RA (2010), “The relation between anger and different forms of disgust: implications for emotion recognition impairments in Huntington's disease.” Neuropsychologia 48(9):2719-29 Details
Mason SL, Wijeyekoon R, Swain R, Ho AK, Smith EL, Sahakian B, Barker RA (2010), “Cognitive follow up of a small cohort of Huntington's disease patients over a 5 year period.” PLoS Curr 2 Details
Lazic SE, Mason SL, Michell AW, Barker RA (2009), “Visualising disease progression on multiple variables with vector plots and path plots.” BMC Med Res Methodol 9:32 Details
Mason SL, Barker RA (2009), “Emerging drug therapies in Huntington's disease.” Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 14(2):273-97 Details
Wedderburn C, Wear H, Brown J, Mason SJ, Barker RA, Hodges J, Williams-Gray C (2008), “The utility of the Cambridge Behavioural Inventory in neurodegenerative disease.” J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79(5):500-3 Details
Antoniades CA, Altham PM, Mason SL, Barker RA, Carpenter R (2007), “Saccadometry: a new tool for evaluating presymptomatic Huntington patients.” Neuroreport 18(11):1133-6 Details