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Dr Natalie Martin

Natalie Martin imageResearch Fellow

BHB MB ChB Dip.Paeds FRACP DPhil

Tel +64 3 372 6718
Email natalie.martin@otago.ac.nz

Dr Natalie Martin is a general paediatrician working with Professor Andrew Day on paediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research including early life predictors and outcomes in IBD.

She completed a DPhil in Paediatrics at Oxford University in 2018. She worked as a clinical research fellow in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford, UK from 2012 to 2015 and has received scholarships including the University of Oxford St Cross Partnered Scholarship in Paediatrics, a Canterbury Medical Research Foundation Fellow Grant in Paediatrics, the Graham Aitken Nuffield Postgraduate Scholarship and a Royal Australasian College of Physicians Research Development Scholarship.

She trained in paediatrics at Christchurch, Palmerston North, Starship and Middlemore hospitals. Her research interests include bacterial and viral meningitis in children. She is extensively involved in a current UK multicentre cohort study of childhood central nervous system infection, in addition to epidemiological studies.

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Publications

Martin, N. G., Iro, M. A., Sadarangani, M., Goldacre, R., Pollard, A. J., & Goldacre, M. J. (2016). Hospital admissions for viral meningitis in children in England over five decades: A population-based observational study. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 16(11), 1279-1287. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30201-8

Martin, N. G., Rigterink, T., Adamji, M., Wall, C. L., & Day, A. S. (2018). Single high-dose oral vitamin D3 treatment in New Zealand children with inflammatory bowel disease. Translational Pediatrics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.21037/tp.2018.11.01

Iro, M. A., Martin, N. G., Absoud, M., & Pollard, A. J. (2017). Intravenous immunoglobulin for the treatment of childhood encephalitis (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 10, CD011367. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011367.pub2

Martin, N. G., Sadarangani, M., Pollard, A. J., & Goldacre, M. J. (2014). Hospital admission rates for meningitis and septicaemia caused by Haemophilus influenzae, Neisseria meningitidis, and Streptococcus pneumoniae in children in England over five decades: A population-based observational study. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 14(5), 397-405. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(14)70027-1

Martin, N. G., & Snape, M. D. (2013). A multicomponent serogroup B meningococcal vaccine is licensed for use in Europe: What do we know, and what are we yet to learn? Expert Review of Vaccines, 12(8), 837-858. doi: 10.1586/14760584.2013.814862

Journal - Research Article

Jeffs, E., Williman, J., Martin, N., Brunton, C., & Walls, T. (2019). The epidemiology of non-viral gastroenteritis in New Zealand children from 1997 to 2015: An observational study. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 18. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-6229-4

Jeffs, E., Williman, J., Martin, N., Brunton, C., & Walls, T. (2018). The epidemiology of Campylobacter gastroenteritis in New Zealand children and the effect of the Campylobacter Strategy: A 20 year observational study. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002228

Walls, T., Cho, V., Martin, N., Williman, J., & Brunton, C. (2018). Vaccine impact on long-term trends in invasive bacterial disease in New Zealand children. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002071

Martin, N. G., Rigterink, T., Adamji, M., Wall, C. L., & Day, A. S. (2018). Single high-dose oral vitamin D3 treatment in New Zealand children with inflammatory bowel disease. Translational Pediatrics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.21037/tp.2018.11.01

Backman, R., Foy, R., Diggle, P. J., Kneen, R., Easton, A., Defres, S., … on behalf of the ENCEPH UK Progamme Steering Committee, including Martin, N. G. (2018). A pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial of a tailored intervention to improve the initial management of suspected encephalitis. PLoS ONE, 13(12), e0202257. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202257

Defres, S., Keller, S. S., Das, K., Vidyasagar, R., Parkes, L. M., Burnside, G., … on behalf of ENCEPH UK Study Group, including Martin, N. G. (2017). A feasibility study of quantifying longitudinal brain changes in herpes simplex virus (HSV) encephalitis using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and stereology. PLoS ONE, 12(1), e0170215. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170215

Cooper, J., Kierans, C., Defres, S., Easton, A., Kneen, R., Solomon, T., and on behalf of ENCEPH-UK Study Group, including Martin, N. G. (2017). Care beyond the hospital ward: Understanding the socio-medical trajectory of herpes simplex virus encephalitis. BMC Health Services Research, 17, 646. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2608-2

Iro, M. A., Martin, N. G., Absoud, M., & Pollard, A. J. (2017). Intravenous immunoglobulin for the treatment of childhood encephalitis (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 10, CD011367. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011367.pub2

Martin, N. G., Iro, M. A., Sadarangani, M., Goldacre, R., Pollard, A. J., & Goldacre, M. J. (2016). Hospital admissions for viral meningitis in children in England over five decades: A population-based observational study. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 16(11), 1279-1287. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30201-8

Martin, N. G., Sadarangani, M., Pollard, A. J., & Goldacre, M. J. (2014). Hospital admission rates for meningitis and septicaemia caused by Haemophilus influenzae, Neisseria meningitidis, and Streptococcus pneumoniae in children in England over five decades: A population-based observational study. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 14(5), 397-405. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(14)70027-1

Martin, N. G., & Snape, M. D. (2013). A multicomponent serogroup B meningococcal vaccine is licensed for use in Europe: What do we know, and what are we yet to learn? Expert Review of Vaccines, 12(8), 837-858. doi: 10.1586/14760584.2013.814862

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Journal - Research Other

Ellul, M. A., Griffiths, M. J., Iyer, A., Avula, S., Defres, S., Baborie, A., … Martin, N. G., … Kneen, R. (2016). Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis in a young child with histological evidence on brain biopsy of coexistent herpes simplex virus type 1 infection. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 35(3), 347-349. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001011

Sadarangani, M., Willis, L., Kadambari, S., Gormley, S., Young, Z., Beckley, R., … Martin, N. G., … Pollard, A. J. (2015). Childhood meningitis in the conjugate vaccine era: A prospective cohort study. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 100, 292-294. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-306813

Iro, M. A., Martin, N. G., Absoud, M., & Pollard, A. J. (2014). Intravenous immunoglobulin for the treatment of childhood encephalitis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 11, CD011367. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011367

Martin, N. G., Grant, C. C., Reed, P. W., Rowden, J., Wall, C. R., Wouldes, T., … Noonan, M. (2012). Assessment of health and potential for milk based intervention to improve the nutrient intake of toddlers in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1357), 160-161. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Awarded Doctoral Degree

Martin, N. G. (2018). Childhood meningitis: Current and previous UK epidemiology, clinical and laboratory characteristics and outcomes (DPhil). University of Oxford. Retrieved from https://ora.ox.ac.uk/objects/uuid:16d3f55f-e3dd-45e1-8fec-2552bdf78cd6

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