Marc-André Fortin, ing., professeur titulaire
Pavillon Adrien-Pouliot, local 1745-C
T. 418 656-2131 poste 408682
F. 418 656-5343
Champs d'intérêts
  • Nanoparticules pour l’imagerie médicale
  • Biomatériaux
  • Techniques d’analyse des matériaux


  • GML-1000 : Profession : ingénieur en métallurgie et en matériaux.
  • GML-2008 : Techniques d’analyse en matériaux
  • GMN-6001,2-8001-3 : Séminaires de maîtrise et de doctorat
  • PHY-7094 : Imagerie médicale (section IRM)


  • 16) *Létourneau M, *Tremblay *Rojas D, *Faucher L, *Chevallier P, Lagueux, J. Gossuin Y, Fortin MA. MnO-labeled Cells: Positive Contrast Enhancement in MRI. Journal of Phys. Chem. C, accepted Sept. 2012. 
  • 15) *Faucher L, *Tremblay *M, Lagueux J, Gossuin Y and Fortin MA. Rapid Synthesis of PEGylated Ultra-Small Gadolinium Oxide Nanoparticles for Cell Labeling and Tracking with MRI. ACS Applied Surfaces and Interfaces, accepted July 2012, PMID: 22834680.
  • 14)  *Guay-Begin AA, *Chevallier P, *Turgeon S, Fortin MA (2012). Surface Modification of Gd Oxide Thin Films and Nanoparticles using PEG-phosphate. Langmuir, 28(1):774-82.
  • 13)  *Guillet-Nicolas R, *Bridot JL, Seo Y, Fortin MA, Kleitz F (2011). Enhanced relaxometric properties of MRI “positive” contrast agents confined in three-dimensional cubic mesoporous silica nanoparticles. Advance Functional Materials, 41, 24: 4653:4662.
  • 12)  *Faucher L, Gossuin Y, Hocq A, Fortin MA. (2011) Impact of agglomeration on the relaxometric properties of paramagnetic US- Gd2O3 nanoparticles. Nanotechnology, 22, nano385935
  • 11)  *Faucher L, *Guay-Begin AA, *Lagueux J, Côté MF, Petitclerc E, Fortin MA. (2011). Ultra-small gadolinium oxide nanoparticles to image brain cancer cells in vivo with MRI, Contrast Media and Molecular Imaging, 6, 4: 209-218.
  • 10)  Petoral R, Söderlind F, Klasson A, Suske A, Fortin MA, Engström M, Käll PO, Uvdal K (2009). Synthesis and Characterization of Tb3+-Doped Gd2O3 Nanocrystals: A Bifunctional Material with Combined Fluorescent Labeling and MRI Contrast Agent Properties. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113: 6913-6920.
  • 9)    Marion F, Fortin MA, Stansfield B, Sarkissian A, (2009). Studies of an improved system for the radial implantation of radio-isotopes. Plasma Sources Sci T, 18 : 015014.
  • 8) Söderlind F, Fortin MA, Petoral R, Klasson A, Veres T, Engström M, Uvdal K, Käll PO (2008). Colloidal synthesis and characterization of ultrasmall perovskite GdFeO3 nanocrystals. Nanotechnology (IOP) 19.
  • 7) Fortin MA, Petoral R, Söderlind F, Klasson A, Veres T, Engström M, Käll PO, Uvdal K (2007). PEG-covered ultra-small Gd2O3 nanoparticles for positive contrast at 1.5T MR clinical scanning. Nanotechnology (IOP) 18, ref. number 395501.
  • 6) Fortin MA, Salnikov A, Nestor M, Heldin NE, Rubin K, Lundqvist H (2007). Immuno-PET of thyroid carcinoma with radioiodine-labelled antibody cMAb-U36: application to antibody tumor uptake studies. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (EJNM-06-0578),  34 (9), 1376-87.
  • 5) Fortin MA, Orlova A, Malmström PU, Tolmachev V (2007). Labelling chemistry and characterization of [90Y/177Lu]-DOTA-ZHER2:342-3 affibody molecule, a candidate agent for locoregional treatment of urinary bladder carcinoma. The International Journal of Molecular Medicine (MS 2484-MM), 19:285-291.
  • 4) Fortin MA, Paynter RW, Sarkissian A, Stansfield BL: Radioactive sputter cathodes for P-32 plasma-based ion implantation. Applied Radiation and Isotopes 2006, 64(5):556-562.
  • 3) Fortin MA, Marion F, Stansfield BL, Paynter RW, Sarkissian A, Terreault B: Efficiency of plasma-based ion implantation of radioisotopes (32P). Surf Coat Tech 2005, 200(1-4):996-999.
  • 2) Fortin MA, Marion F, Stansfield B, Paynter RW, Sarkar D, Sarkissian A, Terreault B: Co-axial ECR plasma system for radioactive ion implantation. Plasma Sources Sci T 2005, 14(3):432-439.
  • 1) Fortin MA, Dufresne V, Paynter R, Sarkissian A, Stansfield B: Radial 32P ion implantation using a coaxial plasma reactor: Activity imaging and numerical integration. Rev Sci Instrum 2004, 75(12):5237-5243. (subventionné par le CRSNG-EII).


  • Membre de l’Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ)

Formation et expériences professionnelles

  • Postdoctorat en imagerie médicale, Uppsala and Linköping University (Suède)
  • M. Sc. A., Ph. D. en sciences de l’énergie et des matériaux, INRS-ÉMT (Université du Québec, Montréal) 
  • B. Sc. A. en génie des matériaux, École Polytechnique de Montréal
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