Professor Thomas MacDonald

Clinical Professor (Teaching and Research)

Molecular and Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine

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Professor MacDonald's research covers the efficacy, benefits and risks of medicines and cardiovascular disease:  clinical trials and drug epidemiology


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The University of Dundee’s MEMO Research unit has been awarded £500,000 as part of an international effort to ensure protein drugs such as insulin and monoclonal antibodies work as effectively as possible.

Published on 17 June 2021

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A University of Dundee researcher currently leading a major UK-wide study monitoring all Covid-19 vaccines approved for use in the country has received a prestigious award in recognition of his stellar academic career.

Published on 10 June 2021

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Patients who stop taking statins due to perceived side effects may be unnecessarily putting themselves at increased cardiovascular risk, new research into the links between muscle pain and the drugs has shown.

Published on 24 February 2021