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

  • 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
  • Phasic alertness and multisensory integration contribute to visual awareness of weak visual targets in audio-visual stimulation under Continuous Flash Suppression

    Cederblad, M., Äijälä, J., Andersen, S., Macleod, M. J., Sahraie, A.
    Vision, vol. 6, 31
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Research protocol – Assessing Post-Stroke Psychology Longitudinal Evaluation (APPLE) study: A prospective cohort study in stroke

    Quinn, T. J., Taylor-Rowan, M., Elliott, E., Drozdowska, B., McMahon, D., Broomfield, N. M., Barber, M., MacLeod, M. J., Cvoro, V., Byrne, A., Ross, S., Crow, J., Slade, P., Dawson, J., Langhorne, P.
    Cerebral Circulation - Cognition and Behavior, vol. 3, 100042
    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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  • Poster Presentation - Design and validatio nof DNA pools in an ischaemic stroke population

    Ross-Adams, H. E., Pasdar, A., St Clair, D. M., MacLeod, M. J.
    Contributions to Conferences: Other Contributions
  • Paraoxonase gene polymorphisms and haplotype analysis in a stroke population

    Pasdar, A., Ross-Adams, H., Cumming, A., Cheung, J., Whalley, L., St Clair, D., MacLeod, M. J.
    BMC Medical Genetics, vol. 7, 28
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Association between the gene encoding 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein and stroke replicated in a Scottish population

    Helgadottir, A., Gretasdottir, S., St Clair, D. M., Maolescu, A., Cheung, J. K. S., Thorleifsson, G., Pasdar, A., Grant, S. F., Whalley, L. J., Hakonarson, H., Thorsteinsdottir, U., Kong, A., Gulcher, J. R., Stefansson, K., MacLeod, M. J.
    American Journal of Human Genetics, vol. 76, no. 3, pp. 505-509
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • ABCA1 gene polymoprhism and lipid profile in a Scottish population

    Pasdar, A., Cumming, A. M., St Clair, D. M., MacLeod, M. J.
    Contributions to Conferences: Abstracts
  • Antihypertensive drug prescribing in Grampian

    Ross, S., MacLeod, M. J.
    British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 300-305
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Timing of aspirin use in acute stroke and use of secondary prevention: stroke unit vs medical unit

    Reid, J., MacLeod, M. J., Williams, D.
    Scottish Medical Journal, vol. 50, pp. 69-72
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Patient compliance in hypertension: role of illness perceptions and treatment beliefs

    Ross, S., Walker, A. E., MacLeod, M. J.
    Journal of Human Hypertension, vol. 18, no. 9, pp. 607-613
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Genotype and haplotype analysis of ABCA1 gene in ischaemic stroke

    Pasdar, A., St Clair, D. M., MacLeod, M. J.
    Stroke, vol. 35, pp. 253-340
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Poster Presentation - Using the TOAST Criteria for Retrospective Classification of Ischemic Stroke Patients

    Pasdar, A., St Clair, D. M., MacLeod, M. J.
    Contributions to Conferences: Other Contributions
  • Spatial channels of visual processing in cortical blindness

    Sahraie, A., Trevethan, C. T., Weiskrantz, L., Olson, J., MacLeod, M. J., Murray, A. D., Dijkhuizen, R. S., Counsell, C. E., Coleman, R.
    European Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 1189-1196
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Hypertension in Diabetes: A Perspective from Clinical Pharmacology

    Ross, S., MacLeod, M. J.
    British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease, vol. 3, pp. 252-256
    Contributions to Journals: Editorials
  • Paraoxonase genes (PON1, 2 and 3) polymorphisms and ischaemic stroke in a Scottish population

    Pasdar, A., St Clair, D. M., MacLeod, M. J.
    Contributions to Conferences: Abstracts
  • Paraxonase 3 gene (PON3) polymorphism, ischaemic stroke and lipid profile in a Scottish population

    Pasdar, A., St Clair, D. M., MacLeod, M. J.
    Contributions to Conferences: Other Contributions
  • Paraxonase genes (PON1, PON2 and PON3) polymorphisms and lipid profile in a Scottish population

    Pasdar, A., MacLeod, M. J., St Clair, D. M., Cumming, A. M.
    Contributions to Conferences: Abstracts
  • Effects of mailed dissemination of the Royal College of Radiologists' guidelines on general practitioner referrals for radiography: a time series analysis

    Matowe, L., Ramsay, C. R., Gilbert, F. J., MacLeod, M. J., Needham, G.
    Clinical Radiology, vol. 57, no. 7, pp. 575-578
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Genotype and Haplotype Analysis of Paraoxanase Genes (PON 1&2 ) and Ishcaemic Stroke in a Northern Scottish Population

    Pasdar, A., MacLeod, M. J., St Clair, D. M.
    Contributions to Conferences: Abstracts
  • Lack of association between apolipoprotein E genotype and ischaemic stroke in a Scottish population

    MacLeod, M. J., De Lange, R. P., Breen, G. D., Meiklejohn, D., Lemmon, H., St Clair, D. M.
    European Journal of Clinical Investigation, vol. 31, no. 7, pp. 570-573
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Predicted impact of intravenous thrombolysis

    Berwaerts, J., Macleod, M., Johnston, A., Hoffman, J., Jørgensen, H.
    BMJ, vol. 320, 1006
    Contributions to Journals: Letters
  • Pharmacokinetic factors in the modern drug treatment of tuberculosis

    Douglas, J. G., Macleod, M.
    Clinical Pharmacokinetics, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 127-146
    Contributions to Journals: Review articles
  • 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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