Professor Mary MacLeod

Professor Mary MacLeod
Professor Mary MacLeod
Professor Mary MacLeod


Personal Chair (Clinical)



Dr Macleod is a Clinical Pharmacologist with a personal chair (Teaching and Research) at the University of Aberdeen and honorary Consultant Physician within NHS Grampian.  Her clinical work is largely in the area of acute stroke management, hypertension clinics and primary and secondary cardiovascular prevention.  Current research interests include:

Novel imaging markers in stroke and small vessel disease using fast field cycling MRI

Using linked datasets to explore management of stroke including service organisation and secondary prevention

Interactions between stroke and other diseases (e.g. cancer)

Memberships and Affiliations

Internal Memberships

Chair, Clinical Studies Oversight Group

External Memberships

Chair of Scotland A and B Research Ethics Committees

Honorary Deputy Secretary, British and Irish Association of Stroke Physicians

Trustee SHARP (Scottish Heart and Arterial Disease Prevention)

Latest Publications

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Teaching Responsibilities

Year 5 MBChB OSCE coordinator

Situational Judgement Test lead

Year 1, 3 and 4 Clinical Pharmacology teaching

MSc Clinical Pharmacology: Pharmacovigilance, Medicines Management

Delivers teaching to MSc Cardiovascular and Diabetes, BSc Neurosciences, BSc Genetics

MRCP PACES examiner


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  • Trends in intracerebral haemorrhage admissions, prior anticoagulant use, acute stroke care, and mortality outcomes 2011-2018:: A national Scottish database study.

    Sterling, K., Macleod, M., Turner, M., Barber, M.
    8th World Intracranial Hemorrhage Conference (WICH 2023), pp. 1-107
    Contributions to Journals: Abstracts
  • Cerebral edema in intracerebral hemorrhage: pathogenesis, natural history and potential treatments from translation to clinical trials

    Krishnan, K., Campos, P. B., Nguyen, T. N., Tan, W., Chan, S. L., Appleton, J. P., Law, Z. K., Hollingworth, M., Kirkman, M., England, T. J., Roffe, C., Macleod, M., Dawson, J., Bayraktutan, U., Werring, D. J., Sprigg, N., Bath, P. M.
    Frontiers in Stroke, vol. 2, 125666
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Phase II randomised, placebo-controlled, clinical trial of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist in intracerebral haemorrhage: BLOcking the Cytokine IL-1 in ICH (BLOC-ICH)

    Parry-Jones, A. R., Stocking, K., MacLeod, M. J., Clarke, B., Werring, D. J., Muir, K. W., Vail, A.
    European Stroke Journal , vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 819-827
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Does following an “excellent” candidate in the Objective Structured Clinical Examination affect your checklist score?

    Brown, C. W., Watson, W., Macleod, M., Nath, M.
    Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Does following an “excellent” candidate in the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) affect your checklist score?

    Brown, C. W., Nath, M., Watson, W., Macleod, M.
    Higher Education Teaching and Learning conference - 2023
    Contributions to Conferences: Posters
  • Antithrombotic use and mortality outcomes in ischaemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation: a Scottish database study

    Sterling, K., Macleod, M., Turner, M.
    Heart, vol. 109, no. Suppl 2, 19
    Contributions to Journals: Abstracts
  • Xanthine oxidase inhibition and white matter hyperintensity progression following ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack (XILO-FIST): a multicentre, double-blinded, randomised, placebo-controlled trial

    Dawson, J., Robertson, M., Dickie, D. A., Bath, P., Forbes, K., Quinn, T., Broomfield, N. M., Dani, K., Doney, A., Houston, G., Lees, K. R., Muir, K. W., Struthers, A., Walters, M., Barber, M., Bhalla, A., Cameron, A., Dyker, A., Guyler, P., Hassan, A., Kearney, M. T., Keegan, B., Lakshmanan, S., Macleod, M. J., Randall, M., Shaw, L., Subramanian, G., Werring, D., McConnachie, A.
    EClinicalMedicine, vol. 57, 101863
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Using national electronic health records for pandemic preparedness: validation of a parsimonious model for predicting excess deaths among those with COVID-19-a data-driven retrospective cohort study

    Mizani, M. A., Dashtban, A., Pasea, L., Lai, A. G., Thygesen, J., Tomlinson, C., Handy, A., Mamza, J. B., Morris, T., Khalid, S., Zaccardi, F., Macleod, M. J., Torabi, F., Canoy, D., Akbari, A., Berry, C., Bolton, T., Nolan, J., Khunti, K., Denaxas, S., Hemingway, H., Sudlow, C., Banerjee, A., CVD-COVID-UK Consortium
    Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, vol. 116, no. 1, pp. 10-20
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Dual endothelin antagonist aprocitentan for resistant hypertension (PRECISION): a multicentre, blinded, randomised, parallel-group, phase 3 trial

    Schlaich, M., Bellet, M., Weber, M. A., Danaietash, P., Bakris, G. L., Flack, J. M., Dreier, R. F., Sassi-Sayadi, M., Haskell, L. P., Narkiewicz, K., Wang, J., Reid, C., Schlaich, M., Katz, I., Ajani, A., Biswas, S., Esler, M., Elder, G., Roger, S., Colquhoun, D., Mooney, J., De Backer, T., Persu, A., Chaumont, M., Krzesinski, J., Vanabsche, T., Girard, G., Pliamm, L., Schiffrin, E., Merali, F., Dresser, G., Vallee, M., Jolly, S., Chow, S., Wang, J., Mu, J., Yu, J., Yuan, H., Feng, Y., Zhang, X., Xie, J., Lin, L., Soucek, M., Widimsky, J., Cifkova, R., Vaclavik, J., Ullrych, M., MacLeod, M., McLay, J., Calhoun, D., PRECISION investigators, Macleod, M.
    The Lancet, vol. 400, no. 10367, pp. 1927-1937
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Is stroke incidence increased in survivors of adult cancers?: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    Turner, M., Murchie, P., Derby, S., Ong, A. Y., Walji, L. T., McLernon, D., Macleod, M., Adam, R.
    Journal of Cancer Survivorship, vol. 16, pp. 1414–1448
    Contributions to Journals: Review articles
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