Professor of Geriatric Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Alasdair MacLullich trained in medicine and psychology at the University of Edinburgh. He was Clinical Lecturer in Geriatric Medicine, then MRC Clinician Scientist Fellow before becoming Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Edinburgh in 2009.
Alasdair’s main research interests are the pathophysiology and neuropsychology of delirium. He is particularly interested in cerebrospinal fluid and neuroimaging biomarkers of delirium, and the development of research and clinical tools for delirium assessment (eg. the DelApp and the 4AT).
Alasdair’s clinical work is in acute geriatric medicine and acute orthogeriatrics. He is also active in delirium education and clinical improvement work, and is collaborating with Healthcare Improvement Scotland. Alasdair co-founded the European Delirium Association and is its Past President. He is Secretary of the Scottish Delirium Association.