1. Fourier‐transform infrared spectroscopy of ethyl lactate decomposition and thin‐film coating in a filamentary and a glow dielectric barrier discharge, N. Milania*, G. Laroche, F. Massines, Plasma Proc. Polym, 2021, DOI: 10.1002/ppap.202000248.
  2. Evaluating poly(acrylamide-co-acrylic acid) hydrogels stress relaxation to direct the osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells, E. Prouvé*, B. Drouin, P. Chevallier, M. Rémy, M.-C. Durrieu, G. Laroche, Macromol. Biosci., 2021, DOI: 10.1002/mabi.202100069. I. Bilem, A.-A. Guay Bégin, P.Chevallier, F.A. Auger, J. Ruel, E. Pauthe, G. Laroche, J. Biomed, Mater. Res-A, 2021, DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.37204.
  3. Fibronectin grafting to enhance skin sealing around transcutaneous titanium implant, S. Ghadhab*, I. Bilem, A.-A. Guay Bégin, P.Chevallier, F.A. Auger, J. Ruel, E. Pauthe, G. Laroche, J. Biomed, Mater. Res-A, 2021, DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.37204.
  4. A new approach for synthesizing plasmonic polymer nanocomposite thin films by combining a gold salt aerosol and an atmospheric pressure low- temperature plasma , E. Nadal, N. Milaniak*, H. Glenat, G. Laroche, F. Massines, Nanotechnology, 2021, 32, 175601 1-10.
  5. Response surface methodology as a predictive tool for the fabrication of coatings with optimal anti-fogging performance , I. Rodriguez Duran*, J. Profili, L. Stafford, G. Laroche, Thin Solid Films, 2021, 718, 138482 1-11.
  6. Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition of nanocomposite thin films from ethyl lactate and silica nanoparticles, N. Milaniak*, G. Laroche, F. Massines, Plasma Processes and Polymers, 2021, 18, e20000153 1-12.
  1. Rod- and sphere-shaped cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) type-II derived from Asclepias Syriaca stem residues: Composition, Morphology and Thermal properties, J. Astruc**, M. Grandbois, G. Laroche, M. Robert S. Elkoun, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 2020,
  2. Surface grafting of Fc-binding peptides as a simple platform to immobilize and identify antibodies that selectively capture circulating endothelial progenitor cells, O.S. Bashth, M.A. Elkhodiry, G. Laroche, C.A. Hoesli, Biomaterials Science, 2020, 8, 5465-547.
  3. Electrode cleanliness impact on the surface treatment of fluoropolymer films for a long-lasting plasma process, A. Gélnas*, M. Laurent, G. Laroche, Manufacturing Letters, 2020, 26, 1-5. in press.
  4. Polycaprolactone (PCL) chains grafting at the surface of cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) during in situ polymerization of ε-caprolactone at room temperature, J. Astruc**, P. Cousin, G. Laroche, M. Robert, S. Elkoun Materials Sciences and Applications, 2020, 11, 744-756.
  5. Bioactive micropatterning of biomaterials for induction of endothelial progenitor cell differentiation: Acceleration of in situ endothelialization, C.Royer*, A.-A. Guay-Bégin, C. Chanseau, P. Chevallier, L. Bordenave, G. Laroche, and M.-C. Durrieu , J. Biomed Mater Res-A, 2020, 108 1479-1492.
  6. Deposition of anti-fog coatings on glass substrates using the jet of an open-to-air microwave argon plasma at atmospheric pressure, A. Durocher-Jean**, I. Rodriguez Duran*, S. Asadollahi, G. Laroche, and L. Stafford, Plasma Proc Polym, in press.
  7. Atmospheric pressure cold plasma versus wet-chemical surface treatments for carboxyl functionalization of polylactic acid: A first step toward covalent immobilization of bioactive molecules, I. Rodriguez Duran*, S. Vanslambrouck*, P. Chevallier, C.A. Hoesli, and G. Laroche, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2020, 189 11847 1-12.
  8. Atmospheric pressure Townsend discharges as a promising tool for the one-step deposition of anti-fogging coatings from N2O/TMCTS mixtures, I. Rodriguez Duran*, A. Durocher-Jean, J. Profili, L. Stafford, and G. Laroche, Plasma Proc. Polym., 2020,
  9. Beyond microelectronics with 1,3,5,7-tetramethylcyclotetrasiloxane: A promising molecule for anti-fogging coatings, I. Rodriguez Duran*, J. Profili, L. Stafford, and G. Laroche, Mat. Chem. Phys., 2020, 242 122508 1-12.
  10. Effect of linking arm hydrophilic/hydrophobic nature, length and end-group on the conformation and the RGD accessibility of surface-immobilized fibronectin, S. Vanslambrouck*, P. Chevallier, A.-A. Guay-Bégin, and G. Laroche, Mat. Sci. Eng.-C, 2020,107 110335 1-14.
  11. Unveiling the origin of the anti-fogging performance of plasma-coated glass: Role of the structure and the chemistry of siloxane precursors, I. Rodriguez-Duran*, J. Profili, L. Stafford, and G. Laroche, Prog. Org. Coat., 2020,
  12. Directing hMSCs fate through geometrical cues and mimetics peptides, L. Padiolleau*, C. Chanseau, S. Durrieu, C. Ayela, G. Laroche, and M.-C. Durrieu, J. Biomed. Mater. Res.-A, 2020, 108A 201-211.
  13. Interpretation of artifacts in Fourier transform infrared spectra of atmospheric pressure dielectric barrier discharges: relationship with the plasma frequency between 300 Hz and 15 kHz, N. Milaniak*, P. Audet, P.R. Griffiths, F. Massines, and G. Laroche, J. Phys. D, 2020, 53 015201 1-8.
  1. Milkweed scaffold: A new candidate for bone cell growth, S. Soulié*, I. Bilem, P. Chevallier, S. Elkoun, M. Robert, N. Naudé, and G. Laroche, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 2019,
  2. Highly efficient extraction of rare earth elements and others ions from green phosphoric acid medium using TMSEDTA@GO@Fe3O4 core-shell, H. Barrak*, R. Ahmedi, P. Chevallier, A. M'nif, G. Laroche, and A.H. Hamzaoui, Separation and Purification Technology, 2019, 222 145-151.
  3. Water drop-surface interactions as the basis for the design of anti-fogging surfaces: Theory, practice, and applications trends, I. Rodriguez-Duran* and G. Laroche, Adv. Colloid Interf. Sci., 2019, 263
  4. Current trends, challenges, and perspectives of anti-fogging technology: Surface and material design, fabrication strategies, and beyond, I. Rodríguez Durán* and G. Laroche, Prog. Mater. Sci., 2019, 99 106-186.
  1. Dynamics of endothelial cell responses to laminar shear stress on surfaces functionalized with fibronectin-derived peptides, C. Hoesli, C. Tremblay, P.-M. Juneau, M. Boulanger, A. Béland, S.D. Ling, B. Gaillet, C. Duchesne, J. Ruel, G. Laroche, and A. Garnier, Biomater. Sci. Eng, 2018, 4 3779-3791.
  1. Single or mixed tethered peptides to promote hMSC differentiation toward osteoblastic lineage, L. Padiolleau*, C. Chanseau, S. Durrieu, L. Plawinski, P. Chevallier, G. Laroche, and M.-C. Durrieu, Appl. Biomater., 2018, 1
  1. Influence of a square pulse voltage on argon-ethyl lactate discharges and their plasma-deposited coatings using time-resolved spectroscopy and surface characterization, M. Laurent*, E. Desjardins, M. Meichelboeck, A. Belinger, N. Naudé, L. Stafford, N. Gherardi, and G. Laroche, Physics of Plasmas, 2018, 25 103504 1-11,
  1. Validation of reference genes for real-time PCR of cord blood mononuclear cells, differentiating endothelial progenitor cells, and mature endothelial cells, C. Royer*, A.-A. Guay-Bégin, L. Plawinsky, L. Lévesque, M.-C. Durrieu, and G. Laroche, Exp. Cell Res., 2018,
  1. Partial least squares regression as a tool to predict fluoropolymer surface modification by dielectric barrier discharge in a corona process configuration in a nitrogen-organic gaseous precursor environment, J. Vallade*, S. Turgeon, and G. Laroche, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2018,
  1. Fibrous composite material for textile heart valve design: in vitro assessment, A. Amri*, G. Laroche, N. Chakfé, and F. Heim, Biomed. Eng.-Biomed. Tech., 2018,
  1. Optical emission spectroscopy as a process-monitoring tool in plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition of amorphous carbon coatings - multivariate statistical modelling, F. Anooshehpour**, S. Turgeon, M. Cloutier, D Mantovani, and G. Laroche, Thin Solid Films, 2018, 649 106-114.
  1. Time-resolved study of the electron temperature and number density of argon metastable atoms in argon dielectric barrier discharge, E. Desjardins, M. Laurent*, A. Durocher-Jean**, G. Laroche, N. Gherardi, N. Naudé, Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 2018, 27 015015 1-8.
  1. Transdermal diffusion, spatial distribution and physical state of a potential anticancer drug in mouse skin as studied by diffusion and spectroscopic technique, Q.-C. Le, T. Lefèvre, R. C.-Gaudreault, G. Laroche, and M. Auger, Biomed. Spectrosc. Imaging, 2018, 7 47-61.
  1. The spatial distribution of RGD and BMP-2 mimetic peptides at the subcellular scale modulates human mesenchymal stem cells osteogenesis, I. Bilem*, L. Plawinski, P. Chevallier, C. Ayela, E.D. Sone, G. Laroche, and M.-C. Durrieu, J Biomed Mater Res Part A 2018:106A:959–970.
  1. Characterization of argon dielectric barrier discharges applied to ethyl lactate plasma polymerization, M. Laurent*, E. Desjardins, M. Meichelboeck, N. Naudé, L. Stafford, N. Gherardi, and G. Laroche, J Phys D: Appl Phys, 2017, 50 475205 1-11.
  2. Interplay of geometric cues and RGD/BMP-2 crosstalk in directing stem cell fate, I. Bilem*, P. Chevallier, L. Plawinski, E.D. Sone, M.-C. Durrieu, and G. Laroche, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2017, 3 2514-2523.
  3. Characterization of Carbon Anode Protected by Low Boron Level: An Attempt To Understand Carbon- Boron Inhibitor Mechanism, R. Ishak*, G. Laroche, J.-F. Lamonier, D.P. Ziegler, and H. Alamdari, ACS Sustainable Chemistry, 2017, 5 6700-6706.
  4. Isolation of cellulose-II nanospheres from flax stems and their physical and morphological properties, J. Astruc*, N. Malladi, G. Laroche, M. Grandbois, S. Elkoun, and M. Robert, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2017, 178 352-359.
  5. Application of boron oxide as a protective surface treatment to decrease the air reactivity of carbon anodes, R. Ishak*, D. Picard, G. Laroche, D.P. Ziegler, and H. Alamdari, Metals, 2017, 7, 79 1-15.
  1. Synthesis, characterization, and functionalization of ZnO nanoparticles by N-(trimethoxysilylpropyl) ethylenediamine triacetic acid (TMSEDTA): Investigation of the interactions between Phloroglucinol and ZnO@TMSEDTA, I. Barrak*, T. Saaied, P. Chevallier, G. Laroche, A. Mnif, and A.H. Hamzaoui, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.arabjc.2016.04.019.
  2. RGD and BMP-2 mimetic peptide crosstalk enhances osteogenic commitment of human bone marrow stem cells, I. Bilem*, P. Chevallier, L. Plawinski, E. Sone, M.-C. Durrieu, G. Laroche, Acta Biomaterialia, 2016, 36:132-142.
  3. Fibronectin-modified surfaces for evaluating the influence of cell adhesion on sensitivity of leukemic cells to siRNA nanoparticles, J. Valencia-Serna*, P. Chevallier, R. Bahadur, G. Laroche, H. Uludag, Nanomedicine, 2016, 11(9):1123-1138.
  4. Atmospheric pressure plasma polymer of ethyl lactate: In vitro degradation and cell viability studies, M. Laurent*, J. Kohler*, G. Sabbatier*, C. A. Hoesli, N. Gherardi, G. Laroche, Plasma Processes and Polymers, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/ppap.201500211.
  1. Rapid nucleation of iron oxide nano clusters in aqueous solution by plasma electrochemistry, M. Bouchard*, M. Létourneau*, C. Sarra-Bournet, M. Laprise-Pelletier, S. Turgeon, P. Chevallier, J. Lagueux, G. Laroche, MA. Fortin, Langmuir, 2015, 31(27):7633-43.
  2. Design, degradation, and long-term cytotoxicity of poly(L-lactide) and poly(latched-co-ε-caprolactone) terpolymer film and air-spun nanofiber scaffold, G. Sabbatier*, A. Larranaga*, AA. Guay-Bégin, J. Fernandez, F. Dieval, B. Durand, G. Laroche, Macromolecular Bioscience, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/mabi. 2.
  3. Using infrared and Raman microspectroscopies to compared ex vivo psoriatic skin with normal human skin, M. Leroy*, T. Lefèvre, R. Pouliot, M. Auger, G. Laroche, J Biomed Optics, 2015, 20(6):067004-1-10.
  1. A comparative study between human skin substitutes and normal human skin using Raman microspectroscopy, M. Leroy, J.-F. Labbé, M. Ouellet, J. Jean, T. Lefèvre, G. Laroche, M. Auger, R. Pouliot, Acta Biomater., 2014, 10(6):2703-11, 10.1016/j.actbio.2014.02.007.
  2. Grafting of a model protein on lactide and caprolactone based biodegradable films for biomedical applications, A. Larrañaga, A.-A. Guay-Bégin, P. Chevallier, G. Sabbatier, J. Fernández, G. Laroche and J.-R. Sarasua, Biomatter, 2014 DOI: 10.4161/biom.27979.
  3. Air-Spun PLA Nanofibers Modified with Reductively Sheddable Hydrophilic Surfaces for Vascular Tissue Engineering: Synthesis and Surface Modification, N.R. Ko, G. Sabbatier, A. Cunningham, G. Laroche, J.K. Oh, Macromol Rapid Commun., 2014, 35(4):447-53.
  4. Evaluation of an air spinning process to produce tailored biosynthetic nano fibre scaffold, G. Sabbatier*, P. Abadie*, F. Dieval, B. Durand, and G. Laroche, Mat. Sci. Eng. C, 2014, 35: 347-353.
  5. A fluorophore-tagged RGD peptide to visualize and control the effects of surface- conjugated peptide micropatterns on endothelial cell adhesion and expansion, C.A. Hoesli*, A. Garnier, P.-M. Juneau, P. Chevallier, C. Duchesne, and G. Laroche, Biomaterials, 2014, 35: 879-890.
  1. Correlation between the plasma characteristics and the surface chemistry of plasma-treated polymers through partial least-squares analysis, M. Mavadat*, M. Ghasemzadeh-Barvarz, S. Turgeon, C. Duchesne, and G. Laroche, Langmuir, 2013, 29(51):15859-15867, DOI: 10.1021/la403822a.
  2. Characterization of the structure of human skin substitutes by infrared spectroscopy, M. Leroy*, M. Lafleur, M. Auger, G. Laroche, and R. Pouliot, Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 2013, 405(27): 8709-18, DOI: 10.1007/s00216-013-7103-y.
  3. FTIR-ATR spectroscopy in thin film studies: the importance of sampling depth and deposition substrate, G. Laroche, J. Fitremann, and N. Gherardi, Appl. Surf. Sci., 2013, 273: 632-637.
  4. Human saphenous vein endothelial cell adhesion and expansion on micropatterned polytetrafluoroethylene, M.-C. Boivin*, P. Chevallier, C.A. Hoesli*, J. Lagueux, R. Bareille, M. Rémy, L. Bordenave, M.-C. Durrieu, and G. Laroche, J. Biomed. Mater. Res. Part A, 2013, 101A: 694-703, DOI:10.1002/jbm.a.34367.
  1. FTIR absorption spectroscopy characterization of gaseous atmospheric plasmas with 2 mm spatial resolution, G. Laroche, J. Vallade, R. Bazinette, P. van Nijnatten, E. Hernandez, G. Hernandez, and F. Massines, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 2012; 83: 103508 (DOI: 10,1063/1.4761925).
  2. Impact of peptide micro-patterning on endothelial cell actin remodeling for cell alignment under shear stress, C. Chollet, R. Bareille, M. Rémy, A. Guignandon, L. Bordenave, G. Laroche, and M.-C. Durrieu, Macromol. Biosci., 2012, 12: 1648-1659 (DOI: 10.1002/mabi.201200167).
  3. Air spun poly(lactic acid) nanofiber scaffold degradation for vascular tissue engineering: A 1H-NMR study, G. Sabbatier*, D. Le Nouën, P. Chevallier, B. Durand, G. Laroche, and F. Dieval, Polymer Degradation and Stability, 2012; 97: 1520-1526.
  4. Infrared optical actinometry to determine Nand H-atom density in a N2-H2 microwave discharge, M. Mavadat*, S, Turgeon, A. Ricard, and G. Laroche, J. Phys. D, 2012; 45: 315201 (9 pp).
  5. Low pressure radiofrequency ammonia surface modification on poly(ethylene terephtalate) films and fibers: effect of the polymer forming process, M.Ö. Oteyaka*, P. Chevallier, S. Turgeon, L. Robitaille, and G. Laroche, Plasma Chem. Plasma Process., 2012; 32: 17-33.
  6. Characterization of the microwave plasma for polymer surface modification using FTIR spectroscopy, M. Mavadat* and G. Laroche, Adv. Mater. Res, 2012; 409: 797-801.
  7. Micropatterning polymer materials to improve endothelialization, M.-C. Boivin*, P. Chevallier, S. Turgeon, J. Lagueux, and G. Laroche, Adv. Mater. Res, 2012; 409: 777-782.
  1. Determination of ro-vibrational excitations of N2(B,v’) and N2(C,v’) in N2 microwave discharges associating visible and IR spectroscopy, M. Mavadat*, A. Ricard, C. Sarra-Bournet*, and G. Laroche, J. Phys. D, 2011, 44, 155207 (10 pp).
  2. Characterization of multilayer anti-fog coatings, P. Chevallier, S. Turgeon, C. Sarra-Bournet*, R. Turcotte*, and G. Laroche, Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2011, 3, 750-758.
  3. Anti-fog layer deposition onto polymer materials: a multi step approach, L. Maechler*, C. Sarra-Bournet*, P. Chevallier, N. Gherardi and, and G. Laroche, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 2011, 31, 175-187.
  1. Formation of nanoparticles and nanorods in a N2-C2H4-H2 atmospheric pressure dielectric barrier Townsend discharge, C. Sarra-Bournet*, N. Gherardi, G. Laroche, and F. Massines, Thin Solid Films, 2010, 518, 4828-4834.
  2. Effect of C2H4/N2 ratio in an atmospheric pressure dielectric barrier discharge on the plasma deposition of hydrogenated amorphous carbon-nitride films (a-C:N:H), C. Sarra-Bournet*, N. Gherardi, H. Glénat, G. Laroche, and Françoise Massines, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 2010, 30, 213-239.
  3. ToF-SIMS multivariate characterization of surface modification of polymers by N2-H2 atmospheric pressure dielectric barrier discharge, C. Sarra-Bournet*, S. Poulin, K. Piyakis, S. Turgeon, and G. Laroche, Surf. Interface. Anal., 2010, 102, 102-109.
  4. Characterization of an air-spun poly(L-lactic acid) nanofibre mesh, S. François*, C. Sarra-Bournet*, A. Jaffre*, N. Chakfé, B. Durand, and G. Laroche, J. Biomed. Mater. Res.-Appl. Biomater., 2010, 93B, 531-543.
  1. Effects of chemical composition and the addition of H2 in a N2 atmospheric pressure dielectric barrier discharge on polymer surface functionalization, C. Sarra-Bournet*, G. Ayotte*, S. Turgeon, F. Massines, and G. Laroche, Langmuir, 2009, 25, 9432-9440.
  2. A poly(L-lactic acid) nanofibres mesh scaffold for endothelial cells on vascular prostheses, S. François*, N. Chakfé, B. Durand, and G. Laroche, Acta Biomaterialia, 2009, 5, 2416-2428.
  3. Deposition of Functional Hydrogenated Amorphous Carbon-Nitride film (a-CN:H) using C2H4/N2 Townsend Dielectric Barrier Discharge, C. Sarra-Bournet*, N. Gherardi, S. Turgeon, G. Laroche, and F. Massines, Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys., 2009, 47, 22820; p1-p6.
  4. On the Ability of Imatinib Mesylate to Inhibit Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation without Delaying Endothelialization: an in vitro Study, K. Vallières*, É. Petitclerc, and G. Laroche, Vasc. Pharmacol., 2009, 51, 50-56.
  1. Effect of Polyester Prosthesis Micro-Texture on Endothelial Cell Adhesion and Proliferation, S. François*, N. Chakfé, B. Durand, and G. Laroche, Trends Biomater. Artif. Org., 2008, 22, 89-99.
  2. Study on the stability of plasma-polymerized fluorocarbon ultra-thin coatings on stainless steel in water, M. Touzin**, P. Chevallier, F. Lewis, S. Turgeon, S. Holvoet, G. Laroche and D. Mantovani, Surface and Coatings Technology, 2008, 23, 4884-4891.
  1. AFM Imaging of Immobilized Fibronectin : Does the Surface Conjugation Scheme Affect the Protein Orientation/Conformation?, K. Vallières*, P. Chevallier, C. Sarra-Bournet*, S. Turgeon, and G. Laroche, Langmuir 2007 23, 9745-9751.
  2. Covalent Grafting of Fibronectin onto Plasma-Treated PTFE: Influence of the Conjugation Strategy on Fibronectin Biological Activity, K. Vallières*, E. Petitclerc, and G. Laroche, Macromol. BioSci., 2007 7 738-745.
  3. Engineering Biomaterials Surfaces Using Micropatterning, L. Gagné* and G. Laroche, Adv. Mater Res. 2007 15-17, 77-82.
  1. Micropatterning with Aerosols: Application to Biomaterials, L. Gagné*, G. Silva*, and G. Laroche, Biomaterials, 2006 27, 5430-5439.
  2. Surface Functionalization of PTFE for Biomedical Applications: Comparative Study between Atmospheric Pressure Plasma and Low Pressure RF plasma treatments, C. Sarra-Bournet*, S. Turgeon, D. Mantovani, and G. Laroche, Plasma Processes and Polymers, 2006 503, 506-515.
  3. A study of atmospheric pressure plasma discharges for surface functionalization of PTFE used in biomedical applications, C. Sarra-Bournet*, S. Turgeon, D. Mantovani, and G. Laroche, J. Phys. D, 2006 39, 3461-3469.
  4. Development of an electrochemical process for subsequent coating of 316 stainless steel for stent application, M. Haidopoulos**, S. Turgeon, C. Sarra-Bournet, G. Laroche, and D. Mantovani, J Mater Sci : Mater in Med., 2006; 17: 647-657.
  1. Micropattern printing of adhesion, spreading and migration peptides on PTFE films to promote endothelialization, V. Gauvreau* and G. Laroche, Bioconj. Chem. 2005; 16 : 1088-1097.
  2. In vitro biological performances of phosphorylcholine-grafted ePTFE prostheses through RFGD plasma techniques, P. Chevallier*, R. Janvier, D. Mantovani, and G. Laroche, Macromol. Biosci., 2005; 5: 829-839 (this publication was delayed to enable patent submission).
  3. Elaboration of a ready-to-use, stockable and neutralized reconstituted collagen: Effect of the preparation method on properties of collagen films, J Habermehl**, J. Skopinska, F. Boccafoschi, A. Sionkowska, H. Kaczmarek, G. Laroche, and D. Mantovani, Macromolecular Bioscience, 2005; 5: 821-828.
  4. Chemical and morphological characterization of ultra-thin fluorocarbon plasma-polymer deposition on 316 stainless steel substrates: A first step toward the improvement of the long-term safety of coated stents, M. Haïdopoulos**, S. Turgeon, G. Laroche, and D. Mantovani, Plasma Processes and Polymers, 2005; 2: 424-440.
  5. Understanding the biodegradation of polyurethanes: From classical implants to tissue engineering materials, J.P. Santerre, K. Woodhouse, G. Laroche, and R.S. Labow, Biomaterials, 2005; 26: 7457-7470.
  6. Improving arterial prosthesis neo-endothelialization: Application of a proactive VEGF construct onto PTFE surfaces, M. Crombez*, P. Chevallier, R. C.-Gaudreault, E. Petitclerc, D. Mantovani and G. Laroche, Biomaterials, 2005; 26: 7402-7409.
  7. Surface Modifications of 316 Stainless Steel for the Improvement of Its Interface Properties with RFGD-Deposited Fluorocarbon Coating, M. Haïdopoulos**, S. Turgeon, G. Laroche, D. Mantovani. Surf & Coat Tech, 2005 197, 278-287.
  1. Engineering Surfaces for Bioconjugation: Developing Strategies and Quantifying the Extent of the Reactions, V. Gauvreau*, P. Chevallier*, K. Vallières*, É. Petitclerc, R. C.-Gaudreault, et G.Laroche, Bioconj. Chem. 2004; 15 : 1146-1156
  2. Improvements in the metallography of as-cast AZ91 alloy, A. Maltais, D. Dubé, M. Fiset, G. Laroche, and S. Turgeon, Materials Characterization, 2004 52, 103-119.
  3. Denatured collagen as support for a FGF-2 delivery system: physicochemical characterizations and in vitro release kinetics and bioactivity, M.-F. Côté, G. Laroche, É. Gagnon, P. Chevallier et C. Doillon, Biomaterials, 2004 25, 3761-3772.
  1. Albumin and Fibrinogen Adsorption onto Phosphatidylcholine Monolayers Investigated by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, P. Vermette, V. Gauvreau, M.Pézolet et G. Laroche, Colloids and Surfaces B, 2003, 29, 285-295.
  2. Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) application to vascular biology : human internal mammary artery and saphenous vein wall analysis before bypass grafting, F. Renò, M. Sabbatini, M. Bosetti, G. Laroche, D. Mantovani, and M. Cannas, Cells, Tissues and Organs, 2003 175, 186-191.
  3. Aneurysm of an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene vascular graft: an ultrastructural evaluation, N. Chakfe, F. Dieval, F. Thaveau, I. Taghavi, J.-F. Le Magnen, G. Laroche, O. Hassani, G. Riepe, B. Durand, J.-G. Kretz, Eur. J. Vasc. Endovasc. Surg., 2003 25, 360-366.
  1. Shape memory materials for biomedical applications : Potential challenges, critical concerns and realistic implications, F. El Feninat, M. Fiset, G. Laroche et D. Mantovani, Advanced Engineering Materials, 2002, 4, 91-104.
  2. Modification of lipid transport through a microporous PTFE membrane wall grafted with poly(ethylene glycol), S. Lévesque, J. Thibault, M. Castonguay, R. C.-Gaudreault et G. Laroche, Colloids and Surfaces B, 2002, 25, 205 217.
  1. Ammonia rf-plasma on PTFE Surfaces : Chemical characterization of the species created on the surface by vapor-phase chemical derivatization, P. Chevallier, M. Castonguay, S. Turgeon, N. Dubrulle, D. Mantovani, P.H. McBreen, J.-C. Wittmann et G. Laroche, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2001, 105, 12490-12497.
  1. Modeling lipid uptake in expanded polytetrafluoroethylene vascular prostheses and its effects on mechanical properties, D. Mantovani, P. Vermette, M. Fiset, R. Guidoin et G. Laroche, Artif. Org. 2000, 24, 334-345.
  2. Conducting polypyrrole-coated woven polyester fabrics for use as medical devices : Chemico-physical and electrical properties, A. Lian, L.H. Dao, Z. Zhang, M.W. King, G. Laroche et R. Guidoin, Polymers and Polymer Composites, 2000, 8, 1-9
  1. Ammonia rf-plasma treatment of tubular ePTFE vascular prostheses, D. Mantovani, M. Castonguay, J.-F. Pageau, M. Fiset et G. Laroche, Plasmas and Polymers 1999;4:207-228.
  2. Commercial polyurethanes: the potential influence of auxiliary chemicals on the biodegradation process, P. Vermette, F. Wang, J.P. Santerre, J. Thibault and G. Laroche J. Biomater. Sci. Polym. Ed., 1999, 10, 729 749.
  3. Lipid uptake across the wall of an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene vascular graft, P. Vermette, J. Thibault, S. Lévesque and G. Laroche, J. Biomed. Mater. Res., Appl. Biomater., 1999, 48, 660 668.
  4. A new generation of polyurethane vascular prostheses: rara avis or ignis fatuus?, A. Eberhart, Z. Zhang, R. Guidoin, G. Laroche, L. Guay, D. De La Faye, M. Batt and M.W. King, J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 1999, 48, 546-558.
  5. Lipids bonded to microporous ePTFE arterial prostheses implanted in humans, D. Mantovani, P. Vermette, R. Guidoin and G. Laroche, Biomaterials, 1999, 20, 1023-1032.
  6. Totally implantable artificial hearts and left ventricular assist devices: selecting impermeable polycarbonate urethane to manufacture ventricles, M. Yang, Z. Zhang, C. Hahn, G. Laroche, M.W. King and R. Guidoin, J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 1999, 48, 13-23.
  1. In vitro cellular response to polypyrrole-coated woven polyester fabrics: potential benefits of electrical conductivity, B. Jakubiec, Y. Marois, Z. Zhang, R. Roy, M.-F. Sigot-Luizard, F.J. Dugre, M.W. King, L. Dao, G. Laroche and R. Guidoin R, J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 1998, 41, 519-526.
  2. Heterogeneous PHPMA hydrogels for tissue repair and axonal regeneration in the injured spinal cord, S. Woerly, E. Pinet, L. De Robertis, M. Bousmina, G. Laroche, T. Roitback, L. Vargova and E. Sykova, J. Biomater. Sci. Polym. Ed., 1998, 9, 681-711.
  3. Use of supercritical fluid extraction as a method of cleaning anterior cruciate ligament prostheses: in vitro and in vivo validation, J. Fages, N. Poddevin, M.W. King, Y. Marois, J. Bronner, B. Jakubiec, R. Roy, D. Mainard, G. Laroche, J.-P. Delagoutte and R. Guidoin R, ASAIO J., 1998, 44, 278-288.
  4. Comparison of the in vivo behavior of polyvinylidene fluoride and polypropylene sutures used in vascular surgery, C. Mary, Y. Marois, M.W. King, G. Laroche, Y. Douville, L. Martin and R. Guidoin, ASAIO J., 1998, 44, 199-206.
  5. A continuous/pulsatile flow system for the study of mass transfer through vascular grafts flow system, P. Vermette, J. Thibault and G. Laroche, Artif. Org., 1998, 22, 746-752.
  6. Lipid uptake in expanded polytetrafluoroethylene vascular grafts, P. Vermette, D. Mantovani, R. Guidoin, J. Thibault and G. Laroche, J. Vasc. Surg., 1998, 28, 527-534.
  7. Lipid concentration profile across the wall of pseudo-atherosclerotic arterial prostheses using FTIR micro-spectroscopy, D. Mantovani, P. Vermette, R. Guidoin, S. Bourassa and G. Laroche, Anal. Chem., 1998, 70, 1041-1044.
  8. Identification and quantification of the crystalline structures of poly(vinylidene fluoride) sutures by wide-angle x-ray scattering and differential scanning calorymetry, G. Laroche, C.-P. Lafrance, R.E. Prud'homme and R. Guidoin, J. Biomed. Mat. Res., 1998, 39, 184-189.
  1. A capillary method to measure water transmission through polyurethane membranes, M. Yang, X. Deng, G. Laroche, C. Hahn, M.W. King, R. Guidoin, ASAIO J.,1997, 43, 890-896.
  2. Chemical inactivators as sterilization agents for bovine collagen materials, C.J. Doillon, R. Drouin, M.-F. Côté, N. Dallaire, J.-F. Pageau and G. Laroche, J. Biomed. Mat. Res., 1997, 37, 212-221.
  3. Polyester arterial prostheses-recent developments form the Czech republic and Poland, R. Guidoin, M. King, Y. Marois, P. Ukpabi, X. Deng, Z. Zhang, C. Yang, B. Badour, G. Laroche and L. Martin, ASAIO J., 1997, 43, 69-83.
  4. In vitro and in vivo studies of a polyester arterial prosthesis with a warp knitted sharkskin structure, C. Mary, Y. Marois, M.W. King, T. Hong, G. Laroche, Y. Douville, L. Martin and R. Guidoin, J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 1997, 35, 459-472.
  5. Chemical stability of poly-ether-urethanes vs poly-carbonate-urethanes, M.-C. Tanzi, D. Mantovani, P. Petrini, R. Guidoin and G. Laroche, J. Biomed. Mat. Res., 1997, 36, 550-559.
  6. Vascugraft polyurethane arterial prosthesis as femoro-popliteal and femoro peroneal bypasses in humans : Pathological, structural, and chemical analyses of four excised grafts, Z, Zhang, Y. Marois, R. Guidoin, P. Bull, M. Marois, T. How, G. Laroche and M. King, Biomaterials, 1997, 18, 113-124.
  7. Are in vitro aortic balloons suitable for reuse ?, M. Yang, X. Deng, Z. Zhang, M. Julien, Fabrice Pelletier, D. Desaulniers, R. Cossette, F.J. Teijeira, G. Laroche and R.Guidoin, Artif. Org., 1997, 21, 121-130.
  1. Chemical and morphological analysis of explanted polyurethane vascular prosthesis: The challenge of removing fixed adhering tissues, Z. Zhang, M. King, G. Laroche, T. How and R. Guidoin. Biomaterials, 1996, 17, 1843-1848.
  2. 1In vitro characterization of a fluoropassivated gelatin-impregnated polyester mesh for hernia repair, B. Mendes Soares, M. King, R. Guidoin, G. Laroche, J. Charara and J.-F. Girard, J. Biomed. Mat. Res., 1996, 32, 259-270.
  3. In vivo characterization of a fluoropassivated gelatin-impregnated polyester mesh for hernia repair, B. Mendes Soares, R. Guidoin, Y. Marois, L. Martin, M. King, G. Laroche, J. Charara and J.-F. Girard, J. Biomed. Mat. Res., 1996, 32, 293-305.
  4. Selecting valid in vitro biocompatibility that predict the in vivo healing response of synthetic vascular prosthesis, Y. Marois, R. Guidoin, R. Roy, T. Vidovsky, B. Jakubiec, M.-F. Sigot-Luizard, J. Braybrook, Y. Merhi, G. Laroche and M. King, Biomaterials, 1996, 17, 1835-1842.
  5. Lipid uptake in ePTFE arterial prostheses implanted in humans, D. Mantovani, E. Bédard, M. Marois, R. Guidoin and G. Laroche, J. Mat. Sci.- Mat. Med. 1996, 7, 40-45.
  1. The Gel Weave® polyester arterial prosthesis, P. Ukpabi, Y. Marois, M. King, X. Deng, L. Martin, G. Laroche, Y. Douville and R. Guidoin. Can. J. Surg. 1995, 38, 322-331.
  2. Intracerebral implantation of hydrogel-coupled adhesion peptides, S. Woerly, G. Laroche, R. Marchand, J. Pato, V. Subr and K. Ulbrich. J. Neural Transplant. Plast., 1995, 5, 245-255.
  3. Polyvinylidene fluoride monofilament sutures: Can they be used safely for long-term anastomoses in the thoracic aorta? G. Laroche, Y. Marois, E. Schwarz, R. Guidoin, M.W. King, E. Pâris and Y. Douville. Art. Org. 1995, 19, 1190-1199.
  4. Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) as a biomaterial: from polymeric raw material to monofilament vascular suture, G. Laroche, Y. Marois, R. Guidoin, M.W. King, T. How and Y. Douville. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. 1995, 29, 1525-1536.
  5. Removing fresh tissue from explanted polyurethane prostheses: which approach facilitates physicochemical analysis?, Z. Zhang, R. Guidoin, M. King, T.V. How and G. Laroche, Biomaterials. 1995, 16, 369-380.
  1. The benefits of fluoropassivation of polyester arterial prosthesis as observed in canine model, Robert Guidoin, Y. Maroi, Z. Zhang, M. King, L. Martin, G. Laroche and J. Awad, ASAIO J., 1994, 40, M870 M879.
  2. Porosity and biological properties of polyethylene glycol-conjugated collagen materials, C.J. Doillon, M.-F. Côté, K. Pietrucha, G. Laroche and R.C. Gaudreault, J. Biomat. Res. Polymer Ed., 1994, 6, 715-728.
  3. Why make monofilament sutures out of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF)?, E. Urban, M.W. King, R. Guidoin, G. Laroche, Y. Marois, L. Martin, A. Cardou and Y. Douville, ASAIO J., 1994, 40, 145-156.
  4. Investigation on electrical and optical subtractions using two input port and two output port FTIR spectrometers, G. Laroche, J. Giroux, A. Bordeleau and J. M. Garneau, Appl. Spectrosc., 1994, 48, 356-362.
  1. Characterization by Infrared Spectroscopy of the Interaction of a Cardiotoxin with Phosphatidic Acid and Binary Mixtures of Phosphatidic Acid and Phosphatidylcholine, A. Désormeaux, G. Laroche, P.E. Bougis and M. Pézolet, Biochemistry, 1992, 31, 12173-12182.
  1. Structure and Dynamics of Dimyristoylphosphatidic Acid/Ca2+ Complexes by 2H-NMR, Raman and Infrared Spectroscopies and Small Angle X-ray Diffraction, G. Laroche, M. Pézolet, J. Dufourcq and E. J. Dufourc, Biochemistry, 1991, 30, 3105-3114.
  1. Coupled Changes between Lipid Order and Polypeptide Conformation at the Membrane Surface. A 2H-NMR and Raman Study of the Poly (L-Lysine)-Phosphatidic Acid System, G. Laroche, M. Pézolet, J. Dufourcq and E. J. Dufourc, Biochemistry, 1990, 29, 6460-6465.
  1. Study of the effect of Calcium and Poly-L-Lysine on Dimyristoylphosphatidic Acid by Raman and Deuterium NMR Spectroscopies, G. Laroche, M. Pézolet, J. Dufourcq and E. J. Dufourc, J. Colloid Polym. Sci., 1989, 79, 38-44.
  1. Study of the Effect of Poly(L-Lysine) on Phosphatidic Acid and Phosphatidylcholine/Phosphatidic Acid Bilayers by Raman Spectroscopy, G. Laroche, D. Carrier and M. Pézolet, Biochemistry, 1988, 27, 6220-6228.


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  • G. Laroche, N. Gherardi, L. Maechler, C. Sarra-Bournet, P. Chevallier, Anti-Fog coating, substrate having same and process for producing same, (2012) US 2012-0183786 A1.
  • G. Laroche, D. Mantovani, and P. Chevallier, Process for producing anti-fogging coating. PCT international application (2007) WO 2007056856 A1 20070524. Developed through a NSERC I2I grant.
  • M.A. Fortin, C. Sarra-Bournet*, and G. Laroche, Atmospheric pressure plasma process for the production of nanoparticle suspensions for medical imaging applications, US patent 8231971.