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Health Sciences profile

Dr Natalie Martin

PositionSenior Lecturer
DepartmentDepartment of Paediatrics (Christchurch)
QualificationsBHB MB ChB Dip.Paeds FRACP DPhil
Research summaryInfectious disease in children

Research

Dr Natalie Martin is a general paediatrician. She completed a DPhil in Paediatrics at the Oxford University in 2018. She worked as a clinical research fellow at the Oxford Vaccine Group, 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.

Publications

McBride, M., Williman, J., Best, E., Walls, T., Sadarangani, M., Grant, C. C., & Martin, N. G. (2022). The epidemiology of aseptic meningitis in New Zealand children from 1991 to 2020. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jpc.16131

Harris, L., Griem, J., Gummery, A., Marsh, L., Defres, S., Bhojak, M., … on behalf of ENCEPH UK Study Group, including Martin, N. (2020). Neuropsychological and psychiatric outcomes in encephalitis: A multi-centre case-control study. PLoS ONE, 15(3), e0230436. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0230436

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(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

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

McBride, M., Williman, J., Best, E., Walls, T., Sadarangani, M., Grant, C. C., & Martin, N. G. (2022). The epidemiology of aseptic meningitis in New Zealand children from 1991 to 2020. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jpc.16131

Journal - Research Article

Harris, L., Griem, J., Gummery, A., Marsh, L., Defres, S., Bhojak, M., … on behalf of ENCEPH UK Study Group, including Martin, N. (2020). Neuropsychological and psychiatric outcomes in encephalitis: A multi-centre case-control study. PLoS ONE, 15(3), e0230436. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0230436

Journal - Research Article

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(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

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