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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  • Acute care, secondary prevention, and outcomes after ischaemic and haemorrhagic stroke in men and women: a data-linkage study

    Sterling, K., Macleod, M., Barber, M., Turner, M.
    Cerebrovascular Diseases
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Field-Cycling Magnetic Resonance Imaging for identifying Minor Ischemic Stroke below 0.2 tesla

    Ross, J., Mallikourti, V., Maier, O., Guzman Gutierrez, G., Franko, E., Lurie, D., Broche, L., Macleod, M.
    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
  • Allopurinol and Blood Pressure Variability Following Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack: A Secondary Analysis of XILO-FIST

    MacDonald, A. S., McConnachie, A., Dickie, D. A., Bath, P. M., Forbes, K., Quinn, T. J., Broomfield, N. M., Dani, K. A., Doney, A. S. F., Muir, K. W., Struthers, A., Walters, M. R., Barber, M., Bhalla, A., Cameron, A., Guyler, P., Hassan, A., Kearney, M. T., Keegan, B. C., Sekaran, L., Macleod, M., Randall, M., Shaw, L., Subramanian, G., Werring, D. J., Dawson, J.
    Journal of Human Hypertension, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 307-313
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Associations Between Prior Oral Anticoagulant Use and Stroke Outcomes in a National Stroke Cohort: A Scottish Database Study

    Sterling, K., Macleod, M., Turner, M.
    Contributions to Journals: Abstracts
  • Association between pre-stroke comorbidity and post-stroke prescribing in a Scottish ischaemic stroke survivor population:: A national data linkage study

    Sterling, K., Macleod, M., Turner, M.
    18th UK Stroke Forum Conference 2023, pp. 122-122
    Contributions to Journals: Abstracts
  • Assessing severity of cerebral small vessel disease using field-cycling MRI and automated segmentation: Proffered Conference Abstract - World Stroke Congress 2023

    Senn, N., Mallikourti, V., Ross, J., Broche, L., Waiter, G., Macleod, M.
    International Journal of Stroke, vol. 18, no. 3_suppl, EP201
    Contributions to Journals: Abstracts
  • Detection of haematoma and peri-haematomal regions of intracerebral haemorrhage using lowfield field-cycling imaging – preliminary study results

    Macleod, M. J., Senn, N., Malikourti, V., Ross, J., Levi, R., Oren, N., Guttierez, G. G., Waiter, G., Broche, L.
    8th World Intracranial Hemorrhage Conference (WICH 2023), OP-10
    Contributions to Journals: Abstracts
  • 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
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