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Natalie Martin imageSenior Lecturer

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. 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. She trained in paediatrics at Christchurch, Palmerston North, Starship and Middlemore hospitals. Her research interests include childhood bacterial and viral meningitis, and encephalitis. She is involved in epidemiological, general paediatric, inflammatory bowel disease and infectious diseases research, including a UK multicentre cohort study of childhood central nervous system infection.

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Publications

Martin, N. G., Roberts, A. J., Evans, H. M., Bishop, J., & Day, A. S. (2020). Three-year outcomes of childhood inflammatory bowel disease in New Zealand: A population-based cohort study. JGH Open, 4, 642-648. doi: 10.1002/jgh3.12310

Hudson, J. A., Broad, J., Martin, N. G., Sadarangani, M., Galal, U., Kelly, D. F., … Kadambari, S. (2020). Outcomes beyond hospital discharge in infants and children with viral meningitis: A systematic review. Reviews in Medical Virology, 30, e2083. doi: 10.1002/rmv.2083

Martin, N. G., Roberts, A. J., Evans, H. M., Bishop, J. R., & Day, A. S. (2019). Three year outcomes of a cohort of New Zealand children diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease. Gastroenterology, 156(6, Suppl. 1), (pp. S-840). doi: 10.1016/S0016-5085(19)39062-6

Jeffs, E., Williman, J., Martin, N., Brunton, C., & Walls, T. (2019). 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, 38(6), 569-576. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002228

Martin, N. G., Rigterink, T., Adamji, M., Wall, C. L., & Day, A. S. (2019). Single high-dose oral vitamin D3 treatment in New Zealand children with inflammatory bowel disease. Translational Pediatrics, 8(1), 35-41. doi: 10.21037/tp.2018.11.01

Martin, N. G., Roberts, A. J., Evans, H. M., Bishop, J., & Day, A. S. (2020). Three-year outcomes of childhood inflammatory bowel disease in New Zealand: A population-based cohort study. JGH Open, 4, 642-648. doi: 10.1002/jgh3.12310

Journal - Research Article

Jeffs, E., Williman, J., Martin, N., Brunton, C., & Walls, T. (2019). 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, 38(6), 569-576. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002228

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

Journal - Research Article

Martin, N. G., Rigterink, T., Adamji, M., Wall, C. L., & Day, A. S. (2019). Single high-dose oral vitamin D3 treatment in New Zealand children with inflammatory bowel disease. Translational Pediatrics, 8(1), 35-41. doi: 10.21037/tp.2018.11.01

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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, 37(10), 1041-1047. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002071

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Hudson, J. A., Broad, J., Martin, N. G., Sadarangani, M., Galal, U., Kelly, D. F., … Kadambari, S. (2020). Outcomes beyond hospital discharge in infants and children with viral meningitis: A systematic review. Reviews in Medical Virology, 30, e2083. doi: 10.1002/rmv.2083

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

Journal - Research Other

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

Journal - Research Other

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

Journal - Research Other

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

Journal - Research Other

Martin, N. G., Roberts, A. J., Evans, H. M., Bishop, J. R., & Day, A. S. (2019). Three year outcomes of a cohort of New Zealand children diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease. Gastroenterology, 156(6, Suppl. 1), (pp. S-840). doi: 10.1016/S0016-5085(19)39062-6

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Hudson, J., Broad, J., Martin, N., Sadarangani, M., Kelly, D., Pollard, A., & Kadambari, S. (2018). Outcomes beyond hospital discharge in infants and children with viral meningitis: A systematic review. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID). ESP18-0121. Retrieved from https://espidmeeting.org

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Jeffs, E., Williman, J., Martin, N., Brunton, C., & Walls, T. (2017). The epidemiology of non-viral gastroenteritis in New Zealand children. Proceedings of the World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (WSPID) 10th World Congress. Retrieved from http://www.wspid2017.kenes.com/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Martin, N. G., Sadarangani, M., Willis, L., Beckley, R., Coxon, A., Defres, S., … Pollard, A. J. (2017). Health related quality of life and outcomes following childhood viral and bacterial meningitis: Findings from the UK Childhood Meningitis and Encephalitis prospective cohort Study (UK-ChiMES). Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID). ESP17-0210. Retrieved from http://espid.org

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Cho, V., Martin, N., Williman, J., Brunton, C., & Walls, T. (2016). Trends in invasive bacterial disease in New Zealand children: A population based observational study. Proceedings of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases New Zealand Branch Annual Scientific Meeting. Retrieved from https://www.asid.net.au/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Defres, S., Griffiths, M. J., Sadarangani, M., Martin, N. G., Michael, B. D., Kelly, D. F., … Solomon, T. (2016). Childhood encephalitis in the UK: Early findings from the UK Childhood Meningitis and Encephalitis prospective cohort study (UK-ChiMES). Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID). ESP16-0660. Retrieved from http://espid.org/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Martin, N. G., Sadarangani, M., Willis, L., Beckley, R., Coxon, A., Defres, S., … Pollard, A. J. (2016). Comparison of clinical and laboratory features in childhood bacterial and aseptic meningitis: Findings from the UK Childhood Meningitis and Encephalitis prospective cohort Study (UK-ChiMES). Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID). ESP16-0399. Retrieved from http://espid.org/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Martin, N. G., Sadarangani, M., Willis, L., Beckley, R., Coxon, A., Kadambari, S., … Pollard, A. J. (2016). Detection of enterovirus by real-time PCR of stool, serum, and respiratory samples in children with suspected or confirmed viral meningitis: Findings from UK-ChiMES. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID). ESP16-0400. Retrieved from http://espid.org/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Martin, N., Sadarangani, M., Willis, L., Beckley, R., Coxon, A., Kelly, D. F., … and the UK-CHIMES Study Investigators (2016). Aetiology and comparison of clinical and laboratory features in childhood bacterial and aseptic meningitis: Findings from the UK childhood Meningitis and Encephalitis Prospective Cohort Study (UK-CHIMES). Proceedings of the Paediatric Society of New Zealand 68th Annual Scientific Meeting. (pp. 48). Retrieved from http://www.paediatrics.org.nz/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Sadarangani, M., Martin, N., Willis, L., Beckley, R., Coxon, A., Defres, S., … Pollard, A. (2016). Causes of meningitis in the UK in the conjugate vaccine era: Findings from the UK Childhood Meningitis and Encephalitis prospective cohort Study (UK-ChiMES). Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID). ESP16-0287. Retrieved from http://espid.org/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Martin, N. G., Sadarangani, M., Pollard, A. J., & Goldacre, M. J. (2014). Vaccine impact on childhood meningitis and septicaemia: Five decades of hospital admission trends in childhood invasive bacterial disease in England. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID). 049. Retrieved from http://espid.org/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Martin, N. G., Sadarangani, M., Willis, L., Kadambari, S., Kelly, D. F., Heath, P. T., … UK Childhood Meningitis Study Group. (2013). Defining the current causes and clinical features of central nervous system infection in children in the UK. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID). 397. Retrieved from http://espid.org/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Martin, N. G., Snape, M. D., Robinson, H., John, T., Kelly, S., Toneatto, D., … Pollard, A. J. (2012). Reactogenicity of investigational serogroup B meningococcal vaccines given at 40 months of age to primed and vaccine naïve children. Proceedings of the 18th International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference (IPNC). P 291. Retrieved from http://neisseria.org

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Jeffs, E., Williman, J., Martin, N., Brunton, C., & Walls, T. (2017, November). The epidemiology of non-viral gastroenteritis in New Zealand children. Poster session presented at the Paediatric Society of New Zealand 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Martin, N. (2018, September). Childhood bacterial and aseptic meningitis: Findings from the UK-ChiMES study and beyond. Verbal presentation at the Otago Spotlight Symposium on Infectious Disease, Wellington, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Martin, N. (2016, August). Childhood meningitis in the conjugate vaccine era. Verbal presentation at the George Abbott Symposium, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Martin, N. (2013, May). UK ChiMES: UK Childhood Meningitis and Encephalitis cohort Study. Verbal presentation at the Brain Infections UK Research Update Day, Liverpool, UK.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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

Awarded Doctoral Degree

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