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Prof Martin Kidd

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Director


E-mail: mkidd@sun.ac.za


Phone: 021-8082561






                                                                                                                                                 

Obtained PhD at the University of Stellenbosch in 1991.

 

 

Previous experience

Worked at the Institute for Maritime Technology in Simon's Town for 15 years.  Dealt with a wide range of decision support problems in the following fields:

  • Operational evaluation & testing of naval weapon systems
  • Development of customized decision support software
  • Applying neural networks in the naval environment
  • Industrial statistical consultation
  • Data Mining
  • Application of Bayesian networks to complex planning problems
  • Modeling & simulation
  • Design & development of data base systems

 

 Current experience

At the Centre for Statistical Consultation I have done consultation work in a wide variety of fields spanning:

  • Biostatistics
  • Food Sciences
  • Chemometrics
  • Sport Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Biometrics

 

Present Research Interests

  • Modelling of Likert Scale data
  • Variable selection using artificial inteligence techniques
  • Structural Equations modelling (PLS and Covariance based approaches)
  • Multivariate dimension reduction techniques

 

Publications in Journals

Robust estimation of scale based on Hampel's Lemma five with application to the Rayleigh family. Kidd M, Laubscher Nico F. South African Statistical Journal Vol 27, No 2, p203-220.

Robust confidence intervals for scale and its application to the Rayleigh distribution. Kidd M, Laubscher Nico F. South African Statistical Journal Vol 29, No 2, p199-217.

Applying Bayesian belief networks as a tool for structuring and evaluating the planning of naval operations. Kidd, M. Journal of the Military Operations Research Society (2002) Vol 7 Number 4, p25-34.

Epistaxis related to exercise-induced pulmonary haemorrhage in South African Thoroughbreds. Weideman, H.; Schoeman, S.J.; Jordaan, G.F,Kidd,M. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, (2003) Vol 74, Issue 4, Dec

Effect of LED curing on microleakage and microhardnes of Class V resin-based composite restorations. TG Oberholzer, M Schünemann,Kidd,M. International Dental Journal (2004) 54

Effect of LED curing on the microleakage, shear bond strength and surface hardness of a resin-based composite restoration. Theunis G. Oberholzer, Ignatius C. Du Preez,Kidd,M. Biomaterials 26 (2005) 3981–3986

An index to measure the conservation attitudes of landowners towards Overberg Coastal Renosterveld, a critically endangered vegetation type in the Cape Floral Kingdom, South Africa. Susan J. Winter, Karen J Esler,Kidd,M. Biological Conservation 125 (2005) 383-394

Validating the use of the APACHE II score in a tertiary South African ICU. Van der Merwe, E., Metzker, S., Bolliger, C.T., Irusen, E.M.,Kidd,M. Southern African Journal of Critical Care, Vol 21, Issue 1, Jul, Pages: p.46, 48, 50, 52, 54 (2005)

The dangers of rationing dialysis treatment: The dilemma facing a developing country. Moosa, MR,Kidd,M. Kidney International (2006) 70, 1107–1114

Do clinical features and MRI suggest the same nerve root level in acute cervical radiculopathy?. M Conradie, MM Bester, LC Crous,Kidd,M. SA Journal of Physiotherapy 2006 vol 62 no 2

Case-control study of severe life threatening asthma (SLTA) in a developing community. L van der Merwe, A de Klerk, P G Bardin and E M van Schalkwyk,Kidd,M. Thorax 2006;61:756-760

Changes in leucocyte and lymphocyte subsets during tuberculosis treatment; prominence of CD3dimCD56+ natural killer T cells in fast treatment responders. Veenstra H, Baumann R, Carroll NM, Lukey PT, Beyers N, Bolliger CT, van Helden PD, Walzl G.,Kidd,M. Clinical and Experimental Immunology. 2006 Aug;145(2):252-60

Immune markers measured before treatment predict outcome of intensive phase tuberculosis therapy. S. Brahmbhatt, G. F. Black, N. M. Carroll, N. Beyers, F. Salker, P. T. Lukey, K. Duncan, P. van Helden and G. Walzl,Kidd,M. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 2006, 146: 243–252

Remission in First-Episode Psychosis: Predictor Variables and Symptom Improvement Patterns. Robin Emsley, Piet P Oosthuizen, Liezl Koen, Dana JH Niehaus, H Jadri Turner,Kidd,M. J. Clin Psychiatry 67:11 November 2006, p1071-1712

The shape of the inferior part of the glenoid: A cadaveric study. Pol E. Huysmans, MD,Pieter S. Haen, PhD, Wouter J. Dhert, MD, PhD, and Jaap W. Willems, MD, PhD,Kidd,M. J Shoulder Elbow Surg, Volume 15, Number 6, p759-763, 2006

Prediction of soluble solids content and post-storage internal quality of Bulida apricots using near infrared spectroscopy. Marena Manley, Elizabeth Joubert, Lindie Myburgh, Ester Lotz,Kidd,M. Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy(2007) Vol 15, No 3, p179-188

A Recently Evolved Sublineage of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing Strain Family Is Associated with an Increased Ability to Spread and Cause Disease. M. Hanekom, G. D. van der Spuy, E. Streicher, S. L. Ndabambi, C. R. E. McEvoy, N. Beyers, T. C. Victor, P. D. van Helden, and R. M. Warren,Kidd,M. Journal of clinical microbiology(2007) Vol 45(5):1483-90

HIP EXTENSOR MUSCLE STRENGTH IN ELITE FEMALE FIELD HOCKEY PLAYERS. M. Wege, M.M. Bester, L.C. Crous and Y.X.R. Harley,Kidd,M. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD) Vol. 13, No. 2 (June) 2007, pp. 135-148.

Investigating the possible effects of trauma experiences and 5-HTT on the dissociative experiences of patients with OCD using path analysis and multiple regression. Christine Lochner, Soraya Seedat, Sian M. J. Hemmings, Johanna C. Moolman-Smook, Dan J. Stein,Kidd,M. Neuropsychobiology 2007 Vol. 56, pp. 6-14.

The short-term influence of a Mediterranean-type diet and mild exercise with and without red wine on patients with the metabolic syndrome. van Velden DP, van der Merwe S, Fourie E, Blackhurst DM, Kotze MJ, Mansvelt EPG,Kidd,M. SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF ENOLOGY AND VITICULTURE 28 (1): 44-49 2007

Quantification of a glenoid defect with three-dimensional computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging: A cadaveric study. Huijsmans PE (Huijsmans, Pol E.), Haen PS (Haen, Pieter S.), Dhert WJ (Dhert, Wouter J.), van der Hulst VPM (van der Hulst, Victor P. M.), Willems WJ (Willems, W. Jaap),Kidd,M. JOURNAL OF SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY Volume: 16  Issue: 6 Pages: 803-809    Published: NOV-DEC 2007

Evaluation of the implementation of the vitamin A supplementation programme in the Boland/Overberg region of the Western Cape Province. L M du Plessis, B Najaar, H E Koornhof, D Labadarios, L Petersen, M Hendricks,Kidd,M. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2007, Vol. 20, No. 4

Psychometric properties of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support in Youth. Bruwer B, Emsley R, Lochner C, Seedat S,Kidd,M. Comprehensive Psychiatry 2008 Volume 49, p195-201

APRI, A non-invasive marker for advanced fibrosis in NASH, and a new proposed algorithm for the detection of advanced fibrosis. Kruger FC, Daniels C, Swart G, Brundyn K, van Rensburg C, Kotze MJ,Kidd,M. SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICAL JOURNAL Volume: 98 Issue: 8 Pages: 642-642 AUG 2008

Ethnicity and Characteristics of Hodgkin Lymphoma in Children. Daniela Cristina Stefan, David Stones, Anel Dippenaar,Kidd,M. Pediatr Blood Cancer, Volume 52, Issue 2, Date: February 2009, Pages: 182-185

Improvement in Mycobacterial Yield and Reduced Time to Detection in Pediatric Samples by Use of a Nutrient Broth Growth Supplement. W. Brittle, B. J. Marais, A. C. Hesseling, H. S. Schaaf, E. Wasserman, and T. Botha,Kidd,M. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY, May 2009, p. 1287–1289

Assessment of variance in the measurement of hectolitre mass of wheat, using equipment from different grain producing and exporting countries. M. Manley, M.L. Engelbrecht, P.C. Williams,Kidd,M. Biosystems engineering 103 (2009 ) 176 – 186

Host markers in Quantiferon supernatants differentiate active TB from latent TB infection: preliminary report. Novel N Chegou , Gillian F Black ,  Paul D van Helden  and Gerhard Walzl,Kidd,M. BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2009, 9:21

Short-term Reproducibility of a Commercial Interferon-gamma Release Assay. A K Detjen, L Loebenberg, H MS Grewal, K Stanley, A Gutschmidt, C Kruger, Plessis N Du, N Beyers, G Walzl, and A C Hesseling,Kidd,M. Clin. Vaccine Immunol. published ahead of print on 17 June 2009, doi:10.1128/CVI.00168-09

Meat quality of kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) and impala (Aepyceros melampus): Carcass yield, physical quality and chemical composition of kudu and impala Longissimus dorsi muscle as affected by gender and age. L.C. Hoffman, A.C. Mostert, and L.L. Laubscher,Kidd,M. Meat Science 83 (2009) 788–795

Changes in erythrocyte membrane fatty acids during a clinical trial of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) supplementation in schizophrenia. Susan J. van Rensburg & Cornelius M. Smuts & Dinie Hon & Sulene van der Merwe & Christo Myburgh & Piet Oosthuizen & Robin Emsley,Kidd,M. Metabolic Brain Disease, Published online: 14 October 2009

Evaluation of near infrared spectra for the prediction of post harvest quality in canning peaches. Manley, M.; Joubert, E.; Myburgh, L.; Lotz, E.,Kidd,M. South African Journal of Plant and Soil    Volume: 26    Issue: 3    Pages: 133-140    Published: 2009

Normative data for the Tygerberg Cognitive Battery and Mini-Mental Status Examination in a South African population. Annerine Roos, Dorothy Calata, Liesl Jonkers, Stephan J. Maritz, Willie M.U. Daniels, Frans J. Hugo,Kidd,M. Comprehensive Psychiatry, Volume 51, Issue 2, March-April 2010, Pages 207-216

Burkitt Lymphoma: Residual Abdominal Tumor Volume After Induction Therapy Correlates With Outcome. Hesseling P (Hesseling, Peter)1, McCormick P (McCormick, Peter)2, Kouya F (Kouya, Francine)2, Soh F (Soh, Felicite)2, Katayi T (Katayi, Tshimwanga)2, Noglik G (Noglik, Genny)2, Kenyu E (Kenyu, Ernest)2, Ngam I (Ngam, Ivo)2, Tata G (Tata, George)2,Kidd,M. PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER    Volume: 55    Issue: 4    Pages: 761-762    Published: OCT 2010

THE EFFICACY OF PROFOUND ACID INHIBITION WITH ESOMEPRAZOLE 40 MG BD TO REVERSE C-MYB MRNA OVER-EXPRESSION IN PATIENTS WITH BARRETT'S OESOPHAGUS. Marais M (Marais, M.), Abbas Z (Abbas, Z.), Parker IM (Parker, I. M.), Kotze MJ (Kotze, M. J.), Van Rensburg CJ (Van Rensburg, C. J.),Kidd,M. SAMJ SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICAL JOURNAL    Volume: 100    Issue: 7    Pages: 460-460    Published: JUL 2010

Glutamate dehydrogenase and glutamine synthetase are regulated in response to nitrogen availability in Myocbacterium smegmatis. Harper CJ (Harper, Catriona J.), Hayward D (Hayward, Don),  Wiid I (Wiid, Ian), van Helden P (van Helden, Paul),Kidd,M. BMC MICROBIOLOGY    Volume: 10  Article Number: 138    Published: MAY 11 2010

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the Western Cape: A descriptive analysis. Kruger FC (Kruger, F. C.), Daniels C (Daniels, C.), Swart G (Swart, G.), Brundyn K (Brundyn, K.), van Rensburg C (van Rensburg, C.), Kotze MJ (Kotze, M. J.),Kidd,M. SAMJ SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICAL JOURNAL    Volume: 100    Issue: 3    Pages: 168-171    Published: MAR 2010

Psychopatholgy, fundamental assumptions and CD-4 T lymphocyte counts in HIV-positive patients. Vink, F; Suliman, S; Buck, N; Seedat, S,Kidd,M. Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg)  Volume: 13    Issue: 4    Pages: 267-74  Published: 2010 Sep

A retrospective review of trends and clinical characteristics of methamphetamine-related acute psychiatric admissions in a South African context. PJ Vos, KJ Cloete, A le Roux, GP Jordaan,Kidd,M. Afr J Psychiatry 2010;13:390-394

Childhood trauma in adults with social anxiety disorder and panic disorder: a cross-national study. C Lochner, S Seedat, C Allgulander, D Stein, A Gerdner,Kidd,M. Afr J Psychiatry 2010;13:376-381

Factors influencing success in first-year Accounting at a South African university: The profile of a successful first-year Accounting student. RS Baard, LP Steenkamp and BL Frick,Kidd,M. SAJAR, Vol 24 No. 1, 2010, pp.129 to 147

Fermentation-derived Aroma Compounds in Varietal Young Wines from South Africa. L. Louw, A.G.J. Tredoux, P. Van Rensburg, T. Naes and H.H. Nieuwoudt,Kidd,M. S. Afr. J. Enol. Vitic., Vol. 31, No. 2, 2010

Longitudinal developmental profile of children from low socio-economic circumstances in Cape Town, using the 1996 Griffiths Mental Development Scales. B Laughton, P E Springer, D Grove, S Seedat, M Cornell, S A Madhi, M F Cotton,Kidd,M. SAJCH DECEMBER 2010 VOL. 4 NO. 4

Developing a peak performance profile measurement for sport. Justus R. Potgieter,Kidd,M. South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 2011, 33(3): 129-138

Health Claims on the Benefits of Moderate Alcohol Consumption in Relation to Genetic Profiles. D.P. VAN VELDEN, M.J. KOTZE, D.M. BLACKHURST, J.L. MARNEWICK,Kidd,M. Journal of Wine Research, 2011, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 123–129

Investigation of telomere length and psychological stress in rape victims. Stefanie Malan, Sian Hemmings, Lindi Martin and Soraya Seedat,Kidd,M. Depression and Anxiety, Vol 28, issue 12, pp1081-1085, Dec 2011

Premasticating Food for Weaning African Infants: A Possible Vehicle for Transmission of HIV. Elke R. Maritz and Mark F. Cotton,Kidd,M. Pediatrics 2011;128;e579; originally published online August 28, 2011

Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Alters Mycobacterium Bovis BCG-Induced Cytokine Production in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells of Contraceptive Users. Leanie Kleynhans, Nelita Du Plessis, Gillian F. Black, Andre´ G. Loxton, Paul D. van Helden, Gerhard Walzl, Katharina Ronacher,Kidd,M. PLoS ONE, September 2011 | Volume 6 | Issue 9 | e24639

The 30-year cardiovascular risk profile of South Africans with diagnosed diabetes, undiagnosed diabetes, pre-diabetes or normoglycaemia: the Bellville, South Africa pilot study. TANDI E MATSHA, MOGAMAT S HASSAN, MARTIN KIDD, RAJIV T ERASMUS,Kidd,M. CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF AFRICA, Vol 23, No 1, February 2012

The clinical utility and cost effectiveness of routine thyroid screening in adult psychiatric patients presenting at Stikland Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. A Lachman, KJ Cloete, M Kidd, R Schoeman,Kidd,M. Afr J Psychiatry 2012;15:36-41

The Cameroon 2008 Burkitt Lymphoma Protocol: Improved Event-Free Survival with Treatment Adapted to Disease Stage and the Response to Induction Therapy. P. B. Hesseling, E. Njume, F. Kouya, T. Katayi, P. Wharin, M. Tamannai, P. Achu, and P. McCormick,Kidd,M. Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, March 2012, Vol. 29, No. 2 , Pages 119-129

Cross-Cultural Validation of a Measure of Felt Stigma in People with Intellectual Disabilities. Elizabeth Kock, Chris Molteno, Ntathu Mfiki, Afia Ali–, Michael King– and Andre Strydom,Kidd,M. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 2012, 25, 11–19

Differential effects of escitalopram challenge on disgust processing in obsessive–compulsive disorder. Christine Lochner, Candice Simmons, Samuel R. Chamberlain, Naomi A. Fineberg, Jack van Honk, Jonathan Ipser, Dan J. Stein,Kidd,M. Behavioural Brain Research 226 (2012) 274– 280

Selective attention to fearful faces during pregnancy. Annerine Roos, Christine Lochner, Jack van Honk, Bavanisha Vythilingum, Dan J. Stein,Kidd,M. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 2012; 37(1) : 76-80

Fluctuations of indicator and index microbes as indication of pollution over three years in the Plankenburg and Eerste Rivers, Western Cape, South Africa. TJ Britz, GO Sigge, N Huisamen, T Kikine, A Ackermann, M Lötter, and C Lamprecht,Kidd,M. Water SA Vol. 39 No. 4 July 2013

The Contraceptive Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Impairs Mycobacterial Control and Inhibits Cytokine Secretion in Mice Infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Léanie Kleynhans, Nelita Du Plessis, Nasiema Allie, Muazzam Jacobs, Paul D van Helden, Gerhard Walzl, Katharina Ronacher,Kidd,M. Infection and Immunity p. 1234–1244 April 2013 Volume 81 Number 4

Shorter Telomere Length - A Potential Susceptibility Factor for HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Impairments in South African Woman. Stefanie Malan-Müller, Sîan Megan Joanna Hemmings, Georgina Spies, Christine Fennema-Notestine, Soraya Seedat,Kidd,M. PLOS ONE  Volume: 8   Issue: 3     Article Number: e58351   DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0058351   Published: MAR 5 2013

Quantitative Survey of 3-alkyl-2-methoxypyrazines and First Confirmation of 3-ethyl-2-methoxypyrazine in South African Sauvignon blanc Wines. P. Alberts, M.A. Stander, H.H. Nieuwoudt, A.G.J. Tredoux, A. de Villiers,Kidd,M. S. Afr. J. Enol. Vitic., Vol. 34, No. 1, 2013

Population Structure of Mixed Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection Is Strain Genotype and Culture Medium Dependent. Madeleine Hanekom, Elizabeth M. Streicher, Doreen Van de Berg, Helen Cox, Cheryl McDermid, Marlein Bosman, Nicolaas C. Gey van Pittius, Tommie C. Victor, Dick van Soolingen, Paul D. van Helden, Robin M. Warren,Kidd,M.PLOS ONE, July 2013 | Volume 8 | Issue 7 | e70178

Plasma cytokines and chemokines differentiate between active disease and non-active tuberculosis infection. Mihret, A, Bekele, Y, Bobosha, K, Aseffa, A, Howe, R, Walzl, G,Kidd,M. JOURNAL OF INFECTION  Volume: 66   Issue: 4   Pages: 357-365   DOI: 10.1016/j.jinf.2012.11.005   Published: APR 2013

Reliability of the teen risk screen : a movement skill screening checklist for teachers. Eileen Africa,Kidd,M. SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH IN SPORT PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION  Volume: 35   Issue: 1   Pages: 1-10   Published: 2013

Characteristics of children with pervasive developmental disorders attending a developmental clinic in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. P E Springer, B Laughton,Kidd,M. South African Journal of Child Health, Vol. 7 No. 3

Contextual quality of life of HIV-positive patients with cervical carcinoma at Tygerberg Hospital. George du Toit, Martin Kidd. Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology, 2013 Vol 5 No 1

Meta-Analysis of Attitudes toward Damage-Causing Mammalian Wildlife. RUTH KANSKY, MARTIN KIDD, AND ANDREW T. KNIGHT. Conservation Biology, Volume 00, No. 0, 1–15

Assessment of the impact of hereditary factors on biochemical parameters of cardiovascular risk in relation to moderate alcohol consumption. M.J. Kotze, J.L. Marnewick, M. Kidd, L.R. Fisher and D.P. van Velden. Nutrition and Aging 2 (2014) 189–195

Are childhood trauma exposures predictive of anxiety sensitivity in school attending youth?. Lindi Martin, Monet Viljoen, Martin Kidd, Soraya Seedat.JournalofAffectiveDisorders168(2014)5–12

Prevalence of abnormal bloodflow patterns and effects of biochemistry and lifestyle factors on the major neck vessels in patients with Multiple Sclerosis in the Western Cape, South Africa. MC Nelson, F Isaacs, MS Hassan, M Kidd, FJ Cronje, SJ Van Rensburg. Medical Technology SA Volume 28 No. 1 | June 2014

EFFECT OF STORAGE TEMPERATURE ON THE ASCORBIC ACID CONTENT, TOTAL PHENOLIC CONTENT AND ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY IN LETTUCE (LACTUCA SATIVA L.). C. Serea, O. Barna, M. Manley and M. Kidd. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 24(4): 2014, Page: 1173-1177

Making use of an existing questionnaire to measure patient-centred attitudes in undergraduate medical students: A case study. E Archer,; J Bezuidenhout,; M Kidd; B B van Heerden,. October 2014, Vol.6, No. 2 AJHPE

Frequency and correlates of comorbid psychiatric illness in patients with heroin use disorder admitted to Stikland Opioid Detoxification Unit, South Africa. Dannatt, L; Cloete, KJ; Kidd, M; Weich, L. SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, Volume: 20  Issue: 3  Pages: 77-82

White Matter Signal Abnormalities in Children With Suspected HIV-related Neurologic Disease on Early Combination Antiretroviral Therapy. Ackermann, C; Andronikou, S; Laughton, B; Kidd, M; Dobbels, E; Innes, S; van Toorn, R; Cotton, M. PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL, Volume: 33  Issue: 8  Pages: E207-E212

The role of elephant Loxodonta africana pathways as a spatial variable in crop-raiding location. Von Gerhardt, K; Van Niekerk, A; Kidd, M; Samways, M; Hanks, J. ORYX, Volume: 48  Issue: 3  Pages: 436-444

Combination of gene expression patterns in whole blood discriminate between tuberculosis infection states. Mihret, A; Loxton, AG; Bekele, Y; Kaufmann, SHE; Kidd, M; Haks, MC; Ottenhoff, THM; Aseffa, A; Howe, R; Walzl, G. BMC INFECTIOUS DISEASES, Volume: 14, Article Number: 257, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-257

Bone density in black and white South African women: contribution of ethnicity, body weight and lifestyle. Magda Conradie & Maria M. Conradie & Martin Kidd & Stephen Hough.Archives of Osteoporosis 12/2014 9(1)

Comparison of antioxidant levels and cell membrane composition during fruit development in two plum cultivars (Prunus salicina Lindl.) differing in chilling resistance. Mariana Joostea,, Elisabeth A. Rohwer , Martin Kidd, Marius Huysamer. Scientia Horticulturae 11/2014 180:176-189.

The impact of HIV exposure and maternal Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection on infant immune responses to bacilli Calmette-Gue´rin vaccination. Christine E. Jones, Anneke C. Hesseling, Nontobeko G. Tena-Coki, Thomas J. Scriba, Novel N. Chegou, Martin Kidd, Robert J. Wilkinson and Beate Kampmann. AIDS 2015, Vol 29 No 2

Familial-Environmental Risk Factors in South African Children With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A Case-Control Study. Leana van Dyk, Priscilla Springer, Martin Kidd, Nellie Steyn, Regan Solomons,Ronald van Toorn. Journal of Child Neurology 2015, Vol. 30(10) 1327-1332

Changes in body mass and metabolic profiles in patients with first-episode schizophrenia treated for 12 months with a first-generation antipsychotic. B. Chiliza, L. Asmal, P. Oosthuizen, E. van Niekerk, R. Erasmus, M. Kidd, A. Malhotra, R. Emsley. European Psychiatry 30 (2015) 277–283

Links Between Lateral Vegetation Zones and River Flow. M. K. Reinecke & C. A. Brown & K. J. Esler & J. M. King & M. T. Kleynhans & M. Kidd. Wetlands, DOI 10.1007/s13157-015-0634-6

Non-destructive Estimation of Maize (Zea mays L.) Kernel Hardness by Means of an X-ray Micro-computed Tomography(µCT) Density Calibration. Anina Guelpa & Anton du Plessis & Martin Kidd & Marena Manley. Food Bioprocess Technol (2015) 8:1419–1429

An access and benefit-sharing awareness survey for botanic gardens: Are they prepared for the Nagoya Protocol?. Kate Davis, Martin F. Smit, Martin Kidd, Suzanne Sharrock, Pamela Allenstein. South African Journal of Botany 98 (2015) 148–156

The variation of microfibril angle in South African grown Pinus patula and its influence on the stiffness of structural lumber. C Brand Wessels, Francois S Malan, Martin Kidd and Tim Rypstra. Southern Forests 2015, 77(3): 213–219

Mild traumatic brain injuries in early adolescent rugby players: Long-term neurocognitive and academic outcomes. D. G. Alexander, A. B. Shuttleworth-Edwards, M. Kidd, & C. M. Malcolm. Brain Injury, 2015; 29(9): 1113–1125

Impact of Hydrogen Peroxide Treatment on Environmental Escherichia coli Strains. Giddey K.F., Kidd M., Britz T.J., Sigge G.O., Lamprecht C. Journal of Applied & Environmental Microbiology, 2015, Vol. 3, No. 2, 49-57

Changes in brain regions associated with food-intake regulation, body mass and metabolic profiles during acute antipsychotic treatment in first-episode schizophrenia. Emsley R, Asmal L, Chiliza B, du Plessis S, Carr J, Kidd M, Malhotra AK, Vink M, Kahn RS. PsychiatryResearch:Neuroimaging233(2015)186–193

Dorsal striatal volumes in never-treated patients with first-episode schizophrenia before and during acute treatment Schizophrenia Research. Emsley R, Asmal L, du Plessis S, Chiliza B, Kidd M, Carr J, Vink M. Schizophrenia Research 169 (2015) 89–94

Clinical Relevance of Apolipoprotein E Genotyping Based on a Family History of Alzheimer's Disease. K. Luckhoff, Hilmar; Brand, Theresa; P. van Velden, Dawid; Kidd, Martin; R. Fisher, Leslie; J. van Rensburg, Susan; J. Kotze, Maritha. Current Alzheimer Research, Volume 12, Number 3, March 2015, pp. 210-217(8)

Non-allopathic adjuvant management of osteoarthritis by alkalinisation of the diet. David P. van Velden, Helmuth Reuter, Martin Kidd, F. Otto Müller. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2015;7(1)

Vertebral fracture prevalence in black and white South African women. Magda Conradie & Maria M. Conradie & Alan T. Scher & Martin Kidd & Stephen Hough. Arch Osteoporos (2015) 10:1

Evaluation of a radiological severity score to predict treatment outcome in adults with pulmonary tuberculosis. M. Kriel, J. W. Lotz, M. Kidd, G. Walzl. INT J TUBERC LUNG DIS 19(11):1354–1360

Prospective Quality of Life Study of South African Women Undergoing Treatment for Advanced-stage Cervical Cancer. George Campbell duToit, and Martin Kidd.ClinicalTherapeutics/Volume37,Number10,2015

Cognitive performance during the first year of treatment in first-episode schizophrenia: a case–control study. M. R. Olivier, S. Killian, B. Chiliza, L. Asmal, R. Schoeman, P. P. Oosthuizen, M. Kidd and R. Emsley. Psychological Medicine (2015), 45, 2873–2883

A decentralised model of psychiatric care: profile, length of stay and outcome of mental healthcare users admitted to a district-level public hospital in the Western Cape. Thomas, E; Cloete, KJ; Kidd, M; Lategan, H. SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY Volume: 21  Issue: 1  Pages: 8-12

Anxiety Sensitivity in School Attending Youth: Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the18-Item CASI in a Multicultural South African Sample. Lindi Martin, Martin Kidd and Soraya Seedat. Frontiers in Psychology, January 2016. Volume 6. Article 1996

Molecular mechanisms of D-cycloserine in facilitating fear extinction: insights from RNAseq. Stefanie Malan-Müller & Lorren Fairbairn & Willie M. U. Daniels & Mahjoubeh Jalali Sefid Dashti & Edward J. Oakeley & Marc Altorfer & Martin Kidd & Soraya Seedat & Junaid Gamieldien & Sîan Megan Joanna Hemmings. Metab Brain Dis DOI 10.1007/s11011-015-9727-4

 Apolipoprotein E genotyping and questionnaire-based assessment of lifestyle risk factors in dyslipidemic patients with a family history of Alzheimer's disease: test developmentfor clinical application. H. K. Lückhoff & M. Kidd & S. J. van Rensburg & D. P. van Velden & M. J. Kotze. Metab Brain Dis DOI 10.1007/s11011-015-9737-2

 Neuropsychological manifestations in children with Sydenham's chorea after adjunct intravenous immunoglobulin and standard treatment. Claire Gregorowski & Christine Lochner & Lindi Martin & Candice Simmons & Martin Kidd & Kathleen Walker & Jo M. Wilmshurst & Soraya Seedat. METABOLIC BRAIN DISEASE   Volume: 31   Issue: 1  Special Issue: SI   Pages: 205-212

 Altered cognitive response to serotonin challenge as a candidate endophenotype for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Christine Lochner, Samuel R. Chamberlain, Martin Kidd, Naomi A. Fineberg, Dan J. Stein. Psychopharmacology (2016) 233:883–891

 Diagnostic performance of a seven-marker serum protein biosignature for the diagnosis of active TB disease in African primary healthcare clinic attendees with signs and symptoms suggestive of TB. Novel N Chegou, Jayne S Sutherland, Stephanus Malherbe, Amelia C Crampin, Paul L A M Corstjens, Annemieke Geluk, Harriet Mayanja-Kizza, Andre G Loxton, Gian van der Spuy, Kim Stanley, Leigh A Kotzé, Marieta van der Vyver, Ida Rosenkrands, Martin Kidd, Paul D van Helden, Hazel M Dockrell, Tom H M Ottenhoff, Stefan H E Kaufmann, Gerhard Walzl. THORAX   Volume: 71   Issue: 9   Pages: 785-794

 Burkitt's lymphoma patients in Northwest Cameroon have a lower incidence of sickle cell trait (Hb AS) than healthy controls.  PB Hesseling, DT Jam, DD Palmer, P Wharin, GS Tuh, R Bardin, M Kidd.  SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICAL JOURNAL   Volume: 106   Issue: 7   Pages: 51-51.

 A wildlife tolerance model and case study for understanding human wildlife conflicts.  Ruth Kansky, Martin Kidd, Andrew T. Knight. Biological Conservation 201 (2016) 137–145

 Early Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV-Infected Children Is Associated with Diffuse White Matter Structural Abnormality and Corpus Callosum Sparing. C. Ackermann, S. Andronikou, M.G. Saleh, B. Laughton, A.A. Alhamud, A. van der Kouwe, M. Kidd, M.F. Cotton, and E.M. Meintjes.  American Journal of Neuroradiology · August 2016

 Methamphetamine-induced psychosis: Clinical  features, treatment modalities and outcomes.  Eileen Thomas, Helena Lategan, Chris Verster, Martin Kidd, Lize Weich.  South African Journal of Psychiatry ISSN: (Online) 2078-6786, (Print) 1608-9685

 An analysis of the psychometric properties of the translated versions of the European Organisation for the Research andTreatment of Cancer QLQ CX24 questionnaire in the two South African indigenous languages of Xhosa and Afrikaans.  G.C. DU TOIT & Martin Kidd EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER CARE   Volume: 25   Issue: 5   Pages: 832-838

 Evaluation of cytokine responses against novel Mtb antigens as diagnostic markers for TB disease. Dolapo O. Awoniyi, Andrea Teuchert, Jayne S. Sutherland, Harriet Mayanja-Kizza, Rawleigh Howe, Adane Mihret, Andre G. Loxton, Jacob Sheehama, Desta Kassa, Amelia C. Crampin, Hazel M. Dockrell, Martin Kidd, Ida Rosenkrands, Annemieke Geluk, Tom H.M. Ottenhoff, P.L.A.M. Corstjens, Novel N. Chegou, Gerhard Walzl, the AE-TBC Consortium. JOURNAL OF INFECTION   Volume: 73   Issue: 3.

Prioritising the care of critically ill children: a pilot study using SCREEN reduces clinic waiting times. Bhakti Hansoti, Mohammed Dalwai, Joanne Katz, Martin Kidd, Ian Maconochie, Alain Labrique, Lee Wallis. BMJ Glob Health 2016;1:e000036. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000036

Thermal stability of the functional ingredients, glucosylated benzophenones and xanthones of honeybush (Cyclopia genistoides), in an aqueous model solution. Theresa Beelders, Dalene de Beer, Daneel Ferreira, Martin Kidd, Elizabeth Joubert. Food Chemistry 233 (2017) 412–421

Validation of projective mapping as potential sensory screening tool for application by the honeybush herbal tea industry.  Erika Ilette Moelich, Magdalena Muller, Elizabeth Joubert, Tormod Næs, Martin Kidd.  Food Research International 99 (2017) 275–286

Changes in Host Immune–Endocrine Relationships during Tuberculosis Treatment in Patients with Cured and Failed Treatment Outcomes.  Léanie Kleynhans, Sheena Ruzive, Lizaan Ehlers, Lani Thiart, Novel N. Chegou, Magda Conradie, Magdalena Kriel, Kim Stanley, Gian D. Van Der Spuy, Martin Kidd, Paul D. van Helden, Gerhard Walzl, Katharina Ronacher. Frontiers in Immunology Volume 8 Article 690 June 2017

Detection of a combination of serum IgG and IgA antibodies against selected mycobacterial targets provides promising diagnostic signatures for active TB.  Dolapo O. Awoniyi, Ralf Baumann, Novel N. Chegou, Belinda Kriel, Ruschca Jacobs, Martin Kidd, Andre G. Loxton, Susanne Kaempfer, Mahavir Singh and Gerhard Walzl. Oncotarget, 2017, Vol. 8, (No. 23), pp:37525-37537

Determinants of the choice between share repurchases and dividend payments.  N. Wesson, E.v.d.M. Smit, M. Kidd, W.D. Hamman.  Research in International Business and Finance (2017),http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2017.07.150

Factors Moderating the Relationship Between Childhood Trauma and Premorbid Adjustment in First-Episode Schizophrenia.  S. Kilian, J. K. Burns, S. Seedat, L. Asmal, B. Chiliza, S. Du Plessis, M. R. Olivier, M. Kidd, R. Emsley.  PLoS ONE. 12.1 (Jan. 20, 2017) pe0170178

Neurological soft signs in first-episode schizophrenia: State- and trait-related relationships to psychopathology, cognition and antipsychotic medication effects.  Robin Emsley, Bonginkosi Chiliza, Laila Asmal, Sanja Kilian, M. Riaan Olivier, Lebogang Phahladira, Akinsola Ojagbemi, Freda Scheffler, Jonathan Carr, Martin Kidd, Paola Dazzan.  Schizophrenia Research 188 (2017) 144–150

Cognitive-perceptual deficits and symptom correlates in first-episode schizophrenia. 
Riaan M. Olivier  Sanja Kilian  Bonginkosi Chiliza  Laila Asmal  Petrus P. Oosthuizen  Robin Emsley  Martin Kidd, South African Journal of Psychiatry, ISSN: (Online) 2078-6786, (Print) 1608-9685.

The role of microRNAs in the therapeutic action of D-cycloserine in a post-traumatic stress disorder animal model: an exploratory study. Stefanie Malan-Müller, Lorren Fairbairn, Stephanie Hart, Willie M.U. Daniels,Mahjoubeh Jalali Sefid Dashti, Martin Kidd, Soraya Seedat, Junaid Gamieldien, and Sîan M.J. Hemmings. PSYCHIATRIC GENETICS   Volume: 27   Issue: 4   Pages: 139-151

Effect of Saccharomyces, Non-Saccharomyces Yeasts and Malolactic Fermentation Strategies on Fermentation Kinetics and Flavor of Shiraz Wines. Heinrich du Plessis, Maret du Toit, Hélène Nieuwoudt, Marieta van der Rijst, Martin Kidd and Neil Jolly. Fermentation 2017, 3(4), 64

Predictive Indicators to Identify High-Risk Paediatric Febrile Neutropenia in Paediatric Oncology Patients in a Middle-Income Country. Lindy-Lee Green, Pierre Goussard, Anel van Zyl, Martin Kidd, and Mariana Kruger. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, 2017, 0, 1–8


Fractional anisotropy of white matter, disability and blood iron parameters in multiple sclerosis. Estelle Herbert & Penelope Engel-Hills & Coenraad Hattingh & Jean-Paul Fouche & Martin Kidd & Christine Lochner & Maritha J. Kotze & Susan J. van Rensburg. Metabolic Brain Disease, February 2018.


Africa-wide evaluation of host biomarkers in QuantiFERON supernatants for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis.  Novel N. Chegou, Jayne S. Sutherland, Anna-Ritah Namuganga, Paul LAM Corstjens, Annemieke Geluk, Gebremedhin Gebremichael, Joseph Mendy, Stephanus Malherbe, Kim Stanley, Gian D. van der Spuy, Magdalena Kriel, Andre G. Loxton, Belinda Kriel, Felanji Simukonda, Yonas Bekele, Jacob A. Sheehama, Josefina Nelongo, Marieta van der Vyver, Atsbeha Gebrexabher, Habteyes Hailu, Maria M. Esterhuyse, Ida Rosenkrands, Claus Aagard, Martin Kidd, Desta Kassa, Adane Mihret, Rawleigh Howe, Jacqueline M. Cliff, Amelia C. Crampin, Harriet Mayanja-Kizza, Stefan H. E. Kaufmann, Hazel M. Dockrell, Tom H. M. Ottenhoff, Gerhard Walzl.  SCIENTIFIC REPORTS , (2018) 8:2675, DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-20855-7

Modeling of thermal degradation kinetics of the C-glucosyl xanthone mangiferin in an queous model solution as a function of pH and temperature and protective effect of honeybush extract matrix.  Theresa Beelders, Dalene de Beer, Martin Kidd, Elizabeth Joubert. Food Research International, Volume 103, January 2018, Pages 103–109

Impact of an educational video as a consent tool on knowledge about cure research among patients and caregivers at HIV clinics in South Africa.  Melany Hendricks, Gonasagrie Nair, Ciara Staunton, Michael Pather, Nigel Garrett, Dianno Baadjies, Martin Kidd and Keymanthri Moodley.  Journal of Virus Eradication 2018; 4: e25–e29

Effects of cannabis use on body mass, fasting glucose and lipids during the first 12 months of treatment in schizophrenia spectrum disorders.  F. Scheffler, S. Kilian, B. Chiliza, L. Asmal, L. Phahladira, S. du Plessis, M. Kidd, R.M. Murray, M. Di Forti, S. Seedat, R. Emsley.  Schizophrenia Research 199 (2018) 90–95

No gene-by-environment interaction of BDNF Val66Met polymorphism and childhood maltreatment on anxiety sensitivity in a mixed race adolescent sample.  Lindi Martin, Sian Megan Joanna Hemmings, Martin Kidd and Soraya Seedat.  EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOTRAUMATOLOGY 2018, VOL. 9, 1472987

Five year neurodevelopment outcomes of perinatally HIVinfected children on early limited or deferred continuous antiretroviral therapy.  Barbara Laughton , Morna Cornell, Martin Kidd, Priscilla Estelle Springer,Els Francoise Marie-Therese Dobbels , Anita Janse Van Rensburg, Kennedy Otwombe, Abdel Babiker,Diana M Gibb, Avy Violari, Mariana Kruger and Mark Fredric Cotton.  Journal of the International AIDS Society 2018, 21:e25106 

Sorting in Combination with Quality Scoring: A Tool for Industry Professionals to Identify Drivers of Wine Quality Rapidly. J. Brand, M. Kidd, L. van Antwerpen, D. Valentin, T. Næs, H.H. Nieuwoudt.  S. Afr. J. Enol. Vitic., Vol. 39, No. 2, 2018

Prognostic Value of Motor Timing in Treatment Outcome in Patients With Alcohol- and/or Cocaine Use Disorder in a Rehabilitation Program. Susanne Yvette Young, Martin Kidd, Jacques J. M. van Hoof and Soraya Seedat.  Frontiers in Psychology, October 2018, Volume 9, Article 1945

A statistical exploration of data to identify the role of cultivar and origin in the concentration and composition of yeast assimilable nitrogen.  Gabriella Petrovica, Martin Kidd, Astrid Buica. Food Chemistry 276 (2019) 528–537

Determinants of the choice between share repurchases and dividend payments.  N. Wesson, E.v.d.M. Smit, M. Kidd, W.D. Hamman. Research in International Business and Finance 45 (2018) 180–196.

Motor Timing Outcome Differences between Patients with Alcohol- and/or Cocaine Use Disorder in a Rehabilitation Program. Susanne Yvette Young, Martin Kidd and Soraya Seedat.  Timing & Time Perception (2018) DOI: 10.1163/22134468-20181137​