Dr Mary MacLeod
Dr Mary MacLeod

Dr Mary MacLeod


Senior Clinical Lecturer



Dr Macleod is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Aberdeen and honorary Consultant Physician within NHS Grampian.  Her clinical work is largely in the area of acute stroke and TIA management, and primary and secondary stroke prevention.  Current research interests include:

Novel imaging markers in stroke using fast field cycling MRI

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

Exploring omega-3 fatty acids as a potential treatment for acute stroke

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


Latest Publications

  • 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
  • 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
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Allopurinol versus usual care in UK patients with ischaemic heart disease (ALL-HEART): a multicentre, prospective, randomised, open-label, blinded-endpoint trial

    Mackenzie, I. S., Hawkey, C. J., Ford, I., Greenlaw, N., Pigazzani, F., Rogers, A., Struthers, A. D., Begg, A. G., Wei, L., Avery, A. J., Taggar, J. S., Walker, A., Duce, S. L., Barr, R. J., Dumbleton, J. S., Rooke, E. D., Townend, J. N., Ritchie, L. D., MacDonald, T. M., Ahmed, H., Arthur, P., Aziz, J., Barnes, L., Boyle, S., Brighton, T., Brown, M., Caulfield, M., Dawson, J., Denvir, M., Doney, A. S., Doshi, S., Dryburgh, M., Eddleston, M., Finlayson, J., Fuat, A., Furnace, J., Grieve, J. K., Guthrie, G., Ham, S., Isaard, E., Jennings, C., Johnson, R., Kerr, C., Khan, S., Krishnan, K., Long, S., Mackintosh, A., Macleod, M. J., McCormack, T., Weir, C., ALL-HEART Study Group
    The Lancet, vol. 400, no. 10359, pp. 1195-1205
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Intravenous Thrombolysis with Tenecteplase for the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke

    Tsivgoulis, G., Katsanos, A. H., Christogiannis, C., Faouzi, B., Mavridis, D., Dixit, A. K., Palaiodimou, L., Khurana, D., Petruzzellis, M., Psychogios, K., Macleod, M. J., Ahmed, N.
    Annals of Neurology, vol. 92, no. 3, pp. 349-357
    Contributions to Journals: Articles

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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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  • No association between Glu/Asp polymorphism of NOS3 gene and ischemic stroke

    MacLeod, M. J., Dahiyat, M. T., Cumming, A., Meiklejohn, D., Shaw, D., St Clair, D.
    Neurology, vol. 53, pp. 418-420
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Drug Treatment of Hypertension Complicating Diabetes Mellitus

    MacLeod, M. J., McLay, J.
    Drugs, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 189-202
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Identification of a common low density lipoprotein receptor mutation (C163Y) in the west of Scotland

    Lee, W., Haddad, L., Macleod, M., Dorrance, A., Wilson, D., Gaffney, D., Dominiczak, M., Packard, C., Day, I., Humphries, S., Dominiczak, A.
    Journal of Medical Genetics, vol. 35, no. 7
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Renal artery stent placement in renal artery stenosis: Technical and early clinical results

    Taylor, A., Sheppard, D., Macleod, M., Harden, P., Baxter, G., Edwards, R., Moss, J.
    Brain and Language, vol. 52, no. 6, pp. 451-457
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Effect of renal-artery stenting on progression of renovascular renal failure

    Harden, P., MacLeod, M., Rodger, R., Baxter, G., Connell, J., Dominiczak, A., Junor, B., Briggs, J., Moss, J.
    Lancet, vol. 349, no. 9059, pp. 1133-1136
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Sodium-lithium countertransport, sodium-hydrogen exchange and membrane microviscosity in patients with hyperlipidaemia

    Macleod, M., Lee, W., Devlin, A., Caslake, M., Anderson, N., Packard, C., Dominiczak, M., Reid, J., Dominiczak, A.
    Clinical Science, vol. 92, no. 3, pp. 237-246
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Renal artery stenosis managed by Palmaz stent insertion: Technical and clinical outcome

    MacLeod, M., Taylor, A., Baxter, G., Harden, P., Briggs, D., Moss, J., Semple, P., Connell, J., Dominiczak, A.
    Journal of Hypertension, vol. 13, no. 12, pp. 1791-1795
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Hypertension: targets for treatment

    MacLeod, M., Reid, J.
    Practitioner, vol. 239, no. 1556, pp. 670-673
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Transluminal vascular stents for ostial atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis

    Plouin, P., Raynaud, A., Azizi, M., Chatellier, G., MacLeod, M., Connell, J., Harden, P., Douglas Briggs, J., Moss, J., Dominiczak, A.
    The Lancet, vol. 346, no. 8982, pp. 1109-110
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
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