Marc-André Fortin, ing., Professeur agrégé
Pavillon Adrien-Pouliot, local 1745-C
T. 418 656-2131 poste 8682
F. 418 656-5343
Champs d'intérêts
  • Nanoparticules pour l’imagerie médicale
  • Biomatériaux
  • Techniques d’analyse des matériaux


  • B. Sc. A., Génie des Matériaux, École Polytechnique de Montréal
  • M. Sc. A., Ph. D., Sciences de l’Énergie et des Matériaux, INRS-ÉMT (Université du Québec, Montréal) 
  • Postdoctorat : Imagerie médicale, Uppsala and Linköping University (Suède)


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)


  • 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)


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