McMurdo, Marion

Professor

  • 8078 Citations
  • 45 h-Index
1985 …2020
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Teaching

Tutor for Ageing Week to 3rd year medical students

Block organiser for undergraduate teaching of Ageing and Health (Medicine 3) to 4th year medical students. A 2 week clinical attachment, running for 40 weeks per year

Bedside clinical teaching and end of block assessment marker for 4th year students on Ageing and Health attachment

External tutor, World Health Organisation/United Nations International Institute on Ageing

Research

Leader of an interdisciplinary team of clinical researchers in Ageing and Health.

Focus is on the evalution of interventions with the potential to minimise or postpone disability in later life.

Key themes are cardiovascular disease in later life, sarcopenia and physical activity

Chair, UK NIHR CCRN age and ageing research network

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Medicine, University of Dundee

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Dundee

Keywords

  • R Medicine (General)
  • Ageing
  • Medicine of Old Age
  • Sarcopenia
  • Exercise

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Projects 2012 2020

Research Output 1985 2018

16 Citations (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)

Sufficient levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and protein intake required to increase muscle mass in sarcopenic older adults - The PROVIDE study

Verlaan, S., Maier, A. B., Bauer, J. M., Bautmans, I., Brandt, K., Donini, L. M., Maggio, M., McMurdo, M. E. T., Mets, T., Seal, C., Wijers, S. L. J., Sieber, C., Boirie, Y. & Cederholm, T., Apr 2018, In : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 37, 2, p. 551-557 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Muscles
Proteins
Dietary Proteins
Vitamin D
Sarcopenia
1 Citation (Scopus)
108 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of perindopril on postural instability in older people with a history of falls-a randomised controlled trial

Sumukadas, D., Price, R., McMurdo, M. E. T., Rauchhaus, P., Struthers, A., McSwiggan, S., Arnold, G., Abboud, R. & Witham, M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Age and Ageing. 47, 1, p. 75-81 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Perindopril
Randomized Controlled Trials
Placebos
Muscle Strength
Orthostatic Hypotension
2 Citations (Scopus)
95 Downloads (Pure)

Association between bisphosphonate therapy and outcomes from rehabilitation in older people

Goodbrand, J. A., Hughes, L. D., Cochrane, L., Donnan, P., McGilchrist, M., Frost, H., McMurdo, M. & Witham, M., May 2017, In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 70, p. 195-200 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Diphosphonates
rehabilitation
death
Rehabilitation
hospitalization
4 Citations (Scopus)
106 Downloads (Pure)

Factors associated with change in objectively measured physical activity in older people: data from the Physical Activity Cohort Scotland study

Clarke, C., Sniehotta, F. F., Vadiveloo, T., Argo, I., Donnan, P., McMurdo, M. & Witham, M., 14 Aug 2017, In : BMC Geriatrics. 17, p. 1-9 9 p., 180.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Scotland
Cohort Studies
Exercise
Independent Living
Linear Models
112 Downloads (Pure)

How active are women who play bingo: a cross-sectional study from the Well!Bingo project

Ryde, G. C., Gorely, T., Jepson, R., Gray, C. M., Shepherd, A., Mackison, D., Ireland, A. V., Williams, B., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Evans, J. M. M., 28 Jul 2017, In : BMC Women's Health. 17, p. 1-8 8 p., 57.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Cross-Sectional Studies
Exercise
Scotland
Insurance Benefits
Chi-Square Distribution

Prizes

Lady Illingworth award from Tenovus UK

Marion E. T. McMurdo (Recipient), 2001

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

quality of life

Public Engagement with Science

Marion E. T. McMurdo (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

science

Activities 2005 2014

  • 8 Participation in conference
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Public engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar

Advancing Excellence in Healthcare 2014

Marion E. T. McMurdo (Invited speaker)
20 Jun 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

John Lawson lecture, Royal College of General Practitioners

Marion E. T. McMurdo (Keynote/plenary speaker)
26 Jun 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

American Geriatrics Society 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting

Marion E. T. McMurdo (Participant)
4 May 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Evening Medical Update on Falls, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Marion E. T. McMurdo (Keynote/plenary speaker)
29 Jan 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

8th World Congress on Active Ageing

Marion E. T. McMurdo (Keynote/plenary speaker)
14 Aug 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Press / Media

Old drug could offer osteoarthritis relief

Marion E. T. McMurdo

3/12/13

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

OLD DRUG COULD OFFER OSTEOARTHRITIS RELIEF

Marion E. T. McMurdo

3/12/13

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Vitamin D shown not to lower blood pressure in older adults with high blood pressure

Miles Witham & Marion E. T. McMurdo

12/08/1314/08/13

7 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Unnecessary ward moves - bad for patients, bad for healthcare systems

Miles Witham & Marion E. T. McMurdo

29/07/13

24 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Better guidelines needed for multimorbidity

Bruce Guthrie & Marion E. T. McMurdo

9/10/12

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Thesis

The effect of spironolactone on exercise capacity in functionally impaired older people without heart failure

Author: Burton, L. A., 2011

Supervisor: McMurdo, M. (Supervisor) & Struthers, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Medicine

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The effect of vitamin K On vascular health and physical function in older people with vascular disease

Author: Fulton, R., 2013

Supervisor: Witham, M. (Supervisor) & McMurdo, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science

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