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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
Chevrier, A., Hurtig, M.B. & Lavertu, M. (2021). Chitosan-Platelet-Rich Plasma Implants Improve Rotator Cuff Repair in a Large Animal Model: Pivotal Study. Pharmaceutics, 13(11), 16 pages. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmaceutics13111955
Journal article
Jeandupeux, E., Alameh, M.-G., Ghattas, M., De Crescenzo, G. & Lavertu, M. (2021). Poly(2-Propylacrylic Acid) Increases In Vitro Bioactivity of Chitosan/mRNA Nanoparticles. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 110(10), 3439-3449. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xphs.2021.06.003
Journal article
Esquivel Guzmán, J.A., Zhang, H., Rivera, E., Lavertu, M. & Zhu, X.-X. (2021). Porphyrin-Based Polyesters Synthesized by Enzymatic Catalysis. ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 3(7), 3659-3665. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1021/acsapm.1c00547
Journal article
Milano, F., Chevrier, A., De Crescenzo, G. & Lavertu, M. (2021). Robust Segmentation-Free Algorithm for Homogeneity Quantification in Images. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 30, 5533-5544. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1109/tip.2021.3086053

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/