Ms. Margaret MacDonald

Best Technician in the World

Margaret has been a technician at various institutions across Glasgow for over 20 years now, being primarily involved in teaching and research. Margaret joined the McCarron group approximately 2 years ago and has become an essential group member, ensuring the smooth running of the laboratory. Margaret was recently nominated and voted the “Best Technician” and “Best Teacher – Gaelic” by the McCarron group.


Margaret loves socialising and spending time outdoors, especially on her farm on the beautiful West Coast of Scotland.

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Wilson, C, Zhang, X, Lee, MD, MacDonald, M, Heathcote, HR, Alorfi, NMN, Buckley, C, Dolan, S, McCarron, JG  2019, 'Disrupted endothelial cell heterogeneity and network organization impair vascular function in prediabetic obesity'. Metabolism. DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2020.154340


Martin, TP, Robinson, E, Harvey, AP, MacDonald, M, Grieve, DJ, Paul, A and Currie, S, 2012. Surgical optimization and characterization of a minimally invasive aortic banding procedure to induce cardiac hypertrophy in mice. Experimental physiology, 97(7), pp.822-832. DOI: 10.1113/expphysiol.2012.065573

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