Professor Isla Mackenzie is Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Honorary Consultant Physician at the University of Dundee and Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. She is the Deputy Director of the Medicines Monitoring Unit (MEMO Research) and Hypertension Research Centre (HRC), University of Dundee. Prof Mackenzie completed Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics specialist training in Cambridge. She currently leads clinical research studies in cardiovascular disease and drug safety and has an interest in the decentralisation of clinical trials. Clinical interests include cardiovascular and general medicine. Prof Mackenzie sits on several trial steering committees and other national committees relating to clinical pharmacology, pharmaceutical medicine, medicine and hypertension.