Tracy Martin

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MHC class II-restricted autoreactive T cells play a major role in the development of autoimmune diabetes mellitus in both human and mouse. Two of our groups previously established panels of islet-reactive CD4+ T cell clones from prediabetic non-obese diabetic (NOD) mice. These clones express distinct sets of TCR V alpha , V beta , J alpha and J beta , and(More)
BACKGROUND The 'Next Birth After Caesarean' (NBAC) clinic is a dedicated service for women who have had a previous caesarean section. The midwifery-led clinic commenced at a tertiary hospital in Western Australia in 2008. As part of this service, access to a midwife via telephone is available. AIM This paper aims to provide maternity health care providers(More)
Survivors of traumatic brain injury often lose their ability to use natural speech to communicate and then rely on augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices. Survivors may also have concomitant cognitive communication disorders that negatively impact memory and organization skills. AAC devices need to incorporate a word retrieval organization(More)
BACKGROUND The thymus of large animals, such as the pig, is thought to be an appropriate site for transplanting adult islets, which contain numerous beta cells, for the purpose of reversing diabetes. Whether fetal islet-like cell clusters (ICCs), which contain few beta cells, will develop at this site, so that adequate amounts of insulin can be produced, is(More)
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  • Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps
  • 1989
The presentation and management of infertility was studied in a group of 56 couples from the catchment area of a large Royal Air Force general practice. They represented an overall prevalence of 36 per 1000 couples in the population. Thirty seven couples (66%) were trying for their first pregnancy and 19 (34%) has experienced a previous conception.(More)