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Marc Lavertu
B.Eng. (Poly), M.Eng. (Poly), Ph.D. Génie Biomedical (Poly)

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 3609 Fax: (514) 340-4159 Room: J-2069

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Gene delivery
  • Biopolymers
  • Chitosan
  • Nanoparticles
Affiliation(s)
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 1900 BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
  • 1902 Biomedical materials

Publications

Recent publications
Journal article
Ahunon, L., Milano, F., Chevrier, A. & Lavertu, M. (2020). A novel image analysis algorithm reveals that media conditioned with chitosan and platelet-rich plasma biomaterial dose dependently increases fibroblast migration in a scratch assay. Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, 6(6), 15 pages. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1088/2057-1976/abbe72
Journal article
Soliman, O.Y., Alameh, M.G., De Cresenzo, G., Buschmann, M.D. & Lavertu, M. (2020). Efficiency of Chitosan/Hyaluronan-Based mRNA Delivery Systems In Vitro: Influence of Composition and Structure. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 109(4), 1581-1593. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xphs.2019.12.020
Journal article
Zhang, H., Esquivel Guzman, J.A., Feng, X., Rivera, E., Lavertu, M. & Zhu, X.X. (2020). Protoporphyrin IX copolymer with poly(Ethylene glycol) methacrylate and its thermoresponsive properties [Revue canadienne de chimie]. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 98(9), 511-515. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1139/cjc-2020-0009
Journal article
Ghazi Zadeh, L., Chevrier, A., Lamontagne, M., Buschmann, M.D., Hoemann, C.D. & Lavertu, M. (2019). Multiple platelet-rich plasma preparations can solubilize freeze-dried chitosan formulations to form injectable implants for orthopedic indications. Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, 30(4), 349-364. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.3233/BME-191058

Supervision at Polytechnique

COMPLETED

  • Ph.D. Thesis (6)

    • Ghazi Zadeh, L. (2018). Freeze-Dried Chitosan Platelet-Rich Plasma Mixtures for Knee Meniscus Repair (Ph.D. Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/3779/
    • Mathieu, C. (2018). The Role of Biomaterials in Synovial Joint Inflammation and Chondrogenesis Towards the Development of a Novel Post-Surgical Articular Cartilage Repair Therapy (Ph.D. Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/3770/
    • Alameh, M. (2017). Gene Silencing Using Chitosan Based siRNA Delivery Systems in Cells and Animals (Ph.D. Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/2687/
    • TavakoliNaeini, A. (2017). Large Scale Production, Purification, and Modification of Chitosan-Based Complexes for Gene Therapy (Ph.D. Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/2667/
    • Pickenhahn, V. (2016). Transformation régiosélective du chitosane par thioacétylation pour applications biomédicales (Ph.D. Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/2387/
    • Veilleux, D. (2016). Lyophilisation et concentration de complexes chitosane/ADN et chitosane/ARNic pour la thérapie génique (Ph.D. Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/2263/
  • Master's Thesis (2)

    • Jeandupeux, E. (2018). Utilisation de l'acide poly (propyl acrylique) pour augmenter l'efficacité in vitro des nanoparticules à base de chitosane et ARN messager (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/3719/
    • Soliman, O.Y. (2018). Développement de complexes polyélectrolytes à base d'acide hyaluronique et de chitosane pour la livraison d'ARN messager (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/3121/