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

  • 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
  • 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

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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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  • Oral anticoagulation after intracranial haemorrhage: A survey of UK stroke physicians

    Bell, S., Randall, M., Salman, A. R., Abousleiman, Y., Ahmad, N., Ahmed, A., Anderton, P., Andole, S., Anjum, T., Ankolekar, S., Anwar, I., Archer, J., Baker, J., Barber, M., Bathula, R., Bhargava, M., Bhaskaran, B., Black, T., Brodie, F., Broughton, D., Byrne, A., Carpenter, M., Chapman, N., Chatterjee, K., Cheripelli, B. K., Choulerton, J., Clarke, B., Cohen, D., Cooper, M., Coward, L., Crawford, P., Cvoro, [. V., Dallol, B., Davey, R., Davies, S., Davies, R., Dennis, M., Dhakal, M., Doney, A., Doubal, F., Dutta, D., Dynan, K., Elyas, S., Emsley, H., England, T., Epstein, D., Epstein, E., Evans, S., Findlay, P., Fotherby, K., Furnace, J., Gadapa, N., Garcia, T., Garside, M., Haider, S., Harkness, K., Harrington, F., Hassan, A., Hewitt, J., Hussain, M., Ispoglou, S., Iveson, E., James, M., Jarrett, D., Jenkins, C., Jha, R., Jones, P., Jones, M., Kalathil, L., Kar, A., Kenton, A., Kini, M., Krishnan, M., Krishnan, K., Krommyda, M., Langhorne, P., Licenik, R., Luder, R., Macaden, A., MacInnes, B., MacLeod, M., Marigold, J., Markova, S., McAlpine, C., McCarron, M., McCormick, M., Mcllmoyle, J., McVerry, F., Mead, G., Mistri, A., Nor, M. A., Moreton, F., Mudd, P., Myint, M., Naeem, M., Nair, A., OBrien, R., OConnell, J., OMahony, P., Pasco, K., Proeschel, H., Punter, M., Putterill, J., Ragab, S., Raghunathan, S., Rajkumar, C., Ramadan, H., Rayessa, R., Richard, B., Rudd, T., Saastamoinen, K., Sajid, M., Sangster, G., Sattar, N., Schulz, U., Sekaran, L., Sethuraman, S., Shah, S., Sharobeem, K., Shaw, L., Siddegowda, P., Siddiqui, A., Singh, A., Sinha, D., Smyth, N., Sprigg, N., Strain, D., Subramonian, S., Sultan, S., Sutton, P., Sword, J., Talelli, P., Tandy, J., Tryambake, D., Ullah, K., Vasileiadis, E., Wani, M., Webb, T., Webster, T., Weir, N., Werring, D., Whiteley, W., Whiting, R., Whittingham-Jones, S., Willcoxson, P., Wilson, D., Wilson, D., Wright, F., Zacharaiah, G., Zahoor, T.
    International Journal of Stroke, vol. 10, no. S5, pp. 28-29
    Contributions to Journals: Abstracts
  • Pre-hospital notification is associated with improved stroke thrombolysis timing

    Khor, M., Bown, A., Barrett, A., Counsell, C. E., Macleod, M., Reid, J. M.
    Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 190-195
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The scope for improvement in hyper-acute stroke care in Scotland

    Jacobson, E. U., Bayer, S., Barlow, J., Dennis, M., MacLeod, M. J.
    Operations Research for Health Care, vol. 6, pp. 50-60
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Prevalence of CADASIL and Fabry Disease in a Cohort of MRI Defined Younger Onset Lacunar Stroke

    Kilarski, L. L., Rutten-Jacobs, L. C. A., Bevan, S., Baker, R., Hassan, A., Hughes, D. A., Markus, H. S., Macleod, M., UK Young Lacunar Stroke DNA
    PloS ONE, vol. 10, no. 8, e0136352
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The role of emotion regulation on social participation following stroke

    Cooper, C. L., Phillips, L. H., Johnston, M., Whyte, M., MacLeod, M. J.
    British Journal of Clinical Psychology, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 181-199
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Implementing a Simple Care Bundle Is Associated With Improved Outcomes in a National Cohort of Patients With Ischemic Stroke

    Turner, M., Barber, M., Dodds, H., Murphy, D., Dennis, M., Langhorne, P., MacLeod, M. J., Scottish Stroke Care Audit
    Stroke, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 1065-1070
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Stroke: Stroke outcomes after 90 days-out of sight, out of mind?

    MacLeod, M. J., Turner, M.
    Nature Reviews Neurology, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 187-188
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The impact of stroke unit care on outcome in a Scottish stroke population, taking into account case mix and selection bias

    Turner, M., Barber, M., Dodds, H., Dennis, M., Langhorne, P., MacLeod, M. J.
    Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, vol. 86, no. 3, pp. 314-318
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Comparison of predictive scores of symptomatic intracerebral haemorrhage after stroke thrombolysis in a single centre

    Watson-Fargie, T., Dai, D., MacLeod, M., Reid, J. M.
    Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 127-132
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Diabetes in a stroke population: Incidence and mortality

    Turner, M. E., MacLeod, M. J., Philip, S.
    International Journal of Stroke, vol. 9, no. Suppl 4, 038
    Contributions to Journals: Abstracts
  • Stroke recovery and lesion reduction following acute isolated bilateral ischaemic pontine infarction: a case report

    Varsou, O., Stringer, M., Dinis Fernandes, C., Schwarzbauer, C., MacLeod, M. J.
    BMC Research Notes, vol. 7, 728
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Derivation and evaluation of thresholds for core and tissue at risk of infarction using CT perfusion

    McVerry, F., Dani, K. A., MacDougall, N. J. J., MacLeod, M. J., Wardlaw, J., Muir, K. W.
    Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 562-568
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Functional connectivity magnetic resonance imaging in stroke: an evidence-based clinical review

    Varsou, O., MacLeod, M. J., Schwarzbauer, C.
    International Journal of Stroke, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 191-198
    Contributions to Journals: Literature Reviews
  • Prevalence and causes of prescribing errors: the PRescribing Outcomes for Trainee Doctors Engaged in Clinical Training (PROTECT) study

    Ryan, C., Ross, S., Davey, P., Duncan, E. M., Francis, J. J., Fielding, S., Johnston, M., Ker, J., Lee, A. J., MacLeod, M. J., Maxwell, S., McKay, G. A., McLay, J. S., Webb, D. J., Bond, C.
    PloS ONE, vol. 9, no. 1, e79802
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Admission Day: does it influence stroke unit admission, thrombolysis and 7-day mortality?

    Turner, M., MacLeod, M., Barber, M., Dodds, H., Dennis, M., Langhorne, P.
    International Journal of Stroke, vol. 8, no. Suppl 3, 042
    Contributions to Journals: Abstracts
  • Deprivation: does it affect process of care and outcome measures in a Scottish population?

    Turner, M., MacLeod, M., Barber, M., Dodds, H., Dennis, M., Langhorne, P.
    International Journal of Stroke, vol. 8, no. Suppl 3, 044
    Contributions to Journals: Abstracts
  • Junior doctors' perceptions of their self-efficacy in prescribing, their prescribing errors and the possible causes of errors

    Ryan, C., Ross, S., Davey, P., Duncan, E. M., Fielding, S., Francis, J. J., Johnston, M., Ker, J., Lee, A. J., Macleod, M. J., Maxwell, S., McKay, G., McLay, J., Webb, D. J., Bond, C.
    British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, vol. 76, no. 6, pp. 980-987
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Pupil response as a predictor of blindsight in hemianopia

    Sahraie, A., Trevethan, C. T., Macleod, M. J., Urquhart, J., Weiskrantz, L.
    PNAS, vol. 110, no. 45, pp. 18333-18338
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Genome-wide analysis of blood pressure variability and ischemic stroke

    Yadav, S., Cotlarciuc, I., Munroe, P. B., Khan, M. S., Nalls, M. A., Bevan, S., Cheng, Y., Chen, W., Malik, R., McCarthy, N. S., Holliday, E. G., Speed, D., Hasan, N., Pucek, M., Rinne, P. E., Sever, P., Stanton, A., Shields, D. C., Maguire, J. M., McEvoy, M., Scott, R. J., Ferrucci, L., MacLeod, M. J., Attia, J., Markus, H. S., Sale, M. M., Worrall, B. B., Mitchell, B. D., Dichgans, M., Sudlow, C., Meschia, J. F., Rothwell, P. M., Caulfield, M., Sharma, P., International Stroke Genetics Consortium
    Stroke, vol. 44, no. 10, pp. 2703-2709
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Clinical relevance and practical implications of trials of perfusion and angiographic imaging in patients with acute ischaemic stroke: a multicentre cohort imaging study

    Wardlaw, J. M., Muir, K. W., MacLeod, M. J., Weir, C., McVerry, F., Carpenter, T., Shuler, K., Thomas, R., Acheampong, P., Dani, K., Murray, A.
    Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, vol. 84, no. 9, pp. 1001-1007
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The continuum of detection and awareness of visual stimuli within the blind field: from blindsight to the sighted-sight

    Sahraie, A., Trevethan, C. T., MacLeod, M. J., Weiskrantz, L., Hunt, A. R.
    Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, vol. 54, no. 5, pp. 3579-3585
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Perceived causes of prescribing errors by junior doctors in hospital inpatients: a study from the PROTECT programme

    Ross, S., Ryan, C., Duncan, E. M., Francis, J. J., Johnston, M., Ker, J. S., Lee, A. J., Macleod, M. J., Maxwell, S., McKay, G., McLay, J., Webb, D. J., Bond, C.
    BMJ Quality & Safety, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 97-102
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Atrial fibrillation prior to admission for stroke: an investigation into treatment and outcomes

    Turner, M. E., MacLeod, M. J.
    International Journal of Stroke, vol. 7, no. Suppl 2, pp. 74
    Contributions to Journals: Abstracts
  • Magnetic resonance imaging for transient ischaemic attacks and minor strokes: a retrospective cross-sectional study

    Varsou, O., Schwarzbauer, C., MacLeod, M. J.
    UK Stroke Forum 2012 Conference, pp. 61
    Contributions to Journals: Abstracts
  • Scottish stroke care audit: does routine care data confirm benefits of stroke unit admission?

    Turner, M. E., MacLeod, M. J., Barber, M. H., Dodds, H., Dennis, M. S., Langhorne, P.
    International Journal of Stroke, vol. 7, no. Suppl 2, pp. 23
    Contributions to Journals: Abstracts
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