Dr Matthew Mason

Fellow
2001
Structure, function and evolution of the ear in mammals and other vertebrates. Comparative anatomy and physiology.
Director of Studies in Physiology
University Physiologist

1992-95: BA (Hons) degree in Zoology St. John's College, University of Cambridge.
1995-99: PhD in the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.
1999-2001: Postdoctoral work in UCLA, Los Angeles, California.
2001-03: College Lecturer in Physiology, St. Catharine's College, Cambridge
2003-07: Temporary Lecturer in Physiology, Department of Physiology, Development & Neuroscience, University of Cambridge.
2007-present: University Physiologist, Department of Physiology, Development & Neuroscience, University of Cambridge.

Goutte, S., Mason, M.J., Christensen-Dalsgaard, J., Montealegre-Z, F., Chivers, B.D., Sarria-S, F.A., Antoniazzi, M.M., Jared, C., Almeida Sato, L. & Toledo, L.F. (2017) Evidence of auditory insensitivity to vocalization frequencies in two frogs. Scientific Reports 7 (12121): 1-9.

Mason, M.J., Cornwall, H.L. & Smith, E.S. (2016) Ear structures of the naked mole-rat, Heterocephalus glaber, and its relatives (Rodentia: Bathyergidae). PLoS ONE 11(12): e0167079.

Burford, C.M. & Mason, M.J. (2016) Early development of the malleus and incus in humans. Journal of Anatomy 229: 857-870.

Mason, M.J. (2016) Structure and function of the mammalian middle ear. I: Large middle ears in small desert mammals. Journal of Anatomy 228: 284-299.

Mason, M.J. (2016) Structure and function of the mammalian middle ear. II: Inferring function from structure. Journal of Anatomy 228: 300-312.

Mason, M.J., Segenhout, J.M., Cobo-Cuan, A., Quiñones, P.M. & van Dijk, P. (2015) The frog inner ear: picture perfect? Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology 16: 171-188.

University of Cambridge Pilkington Prize (2018)