Adam MacLellan, MD, FRCPC


07/2012 – 06/2017  Adult Neurology Residency Training Program, The University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

09/2008 – 05/2012   Doctor of Medicine, Western University, Schulich School of Medicine, London, Ontario, Canada

09/2003 – 05/2008   Bachelors of Science with Honours, Life Sciences, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada


Board Certification – Adult Neurology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada


  • Quality improvement in hyperacute and inpatient stroke care delivery
  • Optimization of selection of candidates for reperfusion therapies
  • Patient engagement in primary and secondary stroke prevention
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate medical education


MacLellan A and K Boyle.  Computed Tomography Perfusion Abnormalities in Bilateral Thalamic Infarction due to Artery of Percheron Occlusion.  Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases 2017; 26(8): e170-171.

Cheung K, Droppelmann CA, MacLellan A, Cameron I, Withers B, Campos-Melo D, Volkening K, and MJ Strong.  Rho guanine nucleotide exchange factor (RGNEF) is a prosurvival factor under stress conditions.  Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience 2017; 82: 88-95.

MacLellan A, Breiner A, Tang-Wai DF, and LK Casaubon.  Clinical Reasoning: A case of subacute cognitive decline in a 76-year-old man.  Neurology 2016; 87(12): e124-128.

MacLellan A, Fam D, Robblee J, and D Andrade. Hyperammonemic encephalopathy secondary to M. hominis pneumonia.  Neurology 2016;78 (Meeting Abstracts): P3.220.

MacLellan A and K Boyle.  Bilateral thalamic infarction due to Artery of Percheron occlusion with corresponding CT perfusion abnormalities.  CJNS 2015; 42 (suppl 1): S36-37.

MacLellan A, Volkening K, Moisse K, and MJ Strong.  RGNEF, a Novel NFL mRNA Binding Protein that forms Pathological Aggregates in ALS Motor Neurons, Is Up-regulated in Spinal Motor Neurons in Response to Sciatic Injury in C57BL/6 but not NFL −/− Mice.  Neurology 2011; 76(suppl 4): A218.

Elliott J, MacLellan A, Saini JK, Chan J, Scott S, and MD Kawaja.  Transgenic mice expressing nerve growth factor in smooth muscle cells.  NeuroReport 2009; 20(3): 223-227.


International Stroke Conference, Junior Investigator Travel Grant.  American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Stanford Quality Improvement Seed Grant.  Stanford University, Palo Alto CA.

Hollenberg Research Competition, First Prize - Case Report Category.  The University of Toronto.  Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

AAN Resident Travel Scholarship.  American Academy of Neurology.

Sabiha Al-Hassan Neurology Award. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

UHN Hero Recognition. University Health Network; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Schulich Research Opportunities Program Scholarship. Western University; London, Ontario, Canada

Dean’s Undergraduate Student Travel Fund. Western University; London, Ontario, Canada

Ontario Graduate Scholarship. Queen’s University; Kingston, Ontario, Canada