Nanotechnology & Biomaterials



Brusini R, Tran NLL, Cailleau C, Domergue V, Nicolas V, Dormont F, Calet S, Cajot C, Jouran A, Lepetre-Mouelhi S, Laloy J, Couvreur P, Varna M. Assessment of Squalene-Adenosine Nanoparticles in Two Rodent Models of Cardiac Ischemia-Reperfusion. Pharmaceutics. 2023 Jun 21;15(7):1790.

Berger M, Toussaint F, Djemaa SB, Laloy J, Pendeville H, Evrard B, Jerôme C, Lechanteur A, Mottet D, Debuigne A, Piel G. Poly(vinyl pyrrolidone) derivatives as PEG alternatives for stealth, non-toxic and less immunogenic siRNA-containing lipoplex delivery. J Control Release. 2023 Sep;361:87-101.

Wang T, Jimmidi R, Roubinet B, Landemarre L, Vincent SP. Glycofullerene-AuNPs as multivalent ligands of DC-SIGN and bacterial lectin FimH: tuning nanoparticle size and ligand density. Nanoscale. 2023 Jun 28.

Ternad I, Penninckx S, Lecomte V, Vangijzegem T, Conrard L, Lucas S, Heuskin AC, Michiels C, Muller RN, Stanicki D, Laurent S. Advances in the Mechanistic Understanding of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles' Radiosensitizing Properties. Nanomaterials (Basel). 2023 Jan 2;13(1):201.


Job V, Laloy J, Maloteau V, Haye E, Lucas S, Penninckx S. Investigation of the Antibacterial Properties of Silver-Doped Amorphous Carbon Coatings Produced by Low Pressure Magnetron Assisted Acetylene Discharges. Int J Mol Sci. 2022 Jan 5;23(1):563.


Penninckx S, Hespeels F, Smeets J, Colaux JL, Lucas S, Heuskin A-C. Metallic Nanoparticles: A Useful Prompt Gamma Emitter for Range Monitoring in Proton Therapy? Radiation. 2021; 1(4):305-316.

Karkossa I, Bannuscher A, Hellack B, Wohlleben W, Laloy J, Stan MS, Dinischiotu A, Wiemann M, Luch A, Haase A, von Bergen M, Schubert K. Nanomaterials induce different levels of oxidative stress, depending on the used model system: Comparison of in vitro and in vivo effects. Sci Total Environ. 2021 Dec 20;801:1495388.

Puiggalí-Jou A, Molina BG, Lopes-Rodrigues M, Michaux C, Perpète EA, Zanuy D, Alemán C. Self-standing, conducting and capacitive biomimetic hybrid nanomembranes for selective molecular ion separation. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2021 Aug 4;23(30):16157-16164.

Daems N, Michiels C, Lucas S, Baatout S, Aerts A. Gold nanoparticles meet medical radionuclides. Nucl Med Biol. 2021 Sep-Oct;100-101:61-90.

Brandão F, Costa C, Bessa MJ, Dumortier E, Debacq-Chainiaux F, Hubaux R, Salmon M, Laloy J, Stan MS, Hermenean A, Gharbia S, Dinischiotu A, Bannuscher A, Hellack B, Haase A, Fraga S, Teixeira JP. Genotoxicity and Gene Expression in the Rat Lung Tissue following Instillation and Inhalation of Different Variants of Amorphous Silica Nanomaterials (aSiO2 NM). Nanomaterials (Basel). 2021 Jun 7;11(6):1502.

Leroux G, Neumann M, Meunier CF, Voisin V, Habsch I, Caron N, Michiels C, Wang L, Su BL. Alginate@TiO2 hybrid microcapsules with high in vivo biocompatibility and stability for cell therapy. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2021 Jul;203:111770.

Gendron A, Lan Linh Tran N, Laloy J, Brusini R, Rachet A, Gobeaux F, Nicolas V, Chaminade P, Abreu S, Desmaële D, Varna M. New Nanoparticle Formulation for Cyclosporin A: In Vitro Assessment. Pharmaceutics. 2021 Jan 12;13(1):E91.

Bellefroid C, Reusch C, Lechanteur A, Evrard B, Debacq-Chainiaux F, Mottet D, Piel G. Systematic study of liposomes composition towards efficient delivery of plasmid DNA as potential application of dermal fibroblasts targeting. Int J Pharm. 2021 Jan 25;593:120122.


Daems N, Verlinden B, Van Hoecke K, Cardinaels T, Baatout S, Michiels C, Lucas S, Aerts A. In Vivo Pharmacokinetics, Biodistribution and Toxicity of Antibody-Conjugated Gold Nanoparticles in Healthy Mice. J Biomed Nanotechnol. 2020 Jun 1;16(6):985-996.

Penninckx S, Heuskin AC, Michiels C, Lucas S. Gold Nanoparticles as a Potent Radiosensitizer: A Transdisciplinary Approach from Physics to Patient. Cancers (Basel). 2020 Jul 23;12(8):E2021.

Pineux F, Federico S, Klotz KN, Kachler S, Michiels C, Sturlese M, Prato M, Spalluto G, Moro S, Bonifazi D. Targeting G Protein-Coupled Receptors with Magnetic Carbon Nanotubes: The Case of the A3 Adenosine Receptor. ChemMedChem. 2020 Oct 19;15(20):1909-1920.

Nelissen I, Haase A, Anguissola S, Rocks L, Jacobs A, Willems H, Riebeling C, Luch A, Piret JP, Toussaint O, Trouiller B, Lacroix G, Gutleb AC, Contal S, Diabaté S, Weiss C, Lozano-Fernández T, González-Fernández Á, Dusinska M, Huk A, Stone V, Kanase N, Nocuń M, Stępnik M, Meschini S, Ammendolia MG, Lewinski N, Riediker M, Venturini M, Benetti F, Topinka J, Brzicova T, Milani S, Rädler J, Salvati A, Dawson KA. Improving Quality in Nanoparticle-Induced Cytotoxicity Testing by a Tiered Inter-Laboratory Comparison Study. Nanomaterials (Basel). 2020 Jul 22;10(8):E1430.

Bannuscher A, Hellack B, Bahl A, Laloy J, Herman H, Stan MS, Dinischiotu A, Giusti A, Krause BC, Tentschert J, Roșu M, Balta C, Hermenean A, Wiemann M, Luch A, Haase A. Metabolomics profiling to investigate nanomaterial toxicity in vitro and in vivo. Nanotoxicology. 2020 Aug;14(6):807-826.

Haye E, Job N, Wang Y, Penninckx S, Stergiopoulos V, Tumanov N, Cardinal M, Busby Y, Colomer JF, Su BL, Pireaux JJ, Houssiau L. ZnO/Carbon xerogel photocatalysts by low-pressure plasma treatment, the role of the carbon substrate and its plasma functionalization. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2020 Mar 5;570:312-321.

Schuemann J, Bagley A, Berbeco R, Bromma K, Butterworth KT, Byrne H, Chithrani DB, Cho SH, Cook JR, Favaudon V, Gholami YH, Gargioni E, Hainfeld JF, Hespeels F, Heuskin AC, Ibeh UM, Kuncic Z, Kunjachan S, Lacombe S, Lucas S, Lux F, McMahon SJ, Nevozhay D, Ngwa W, Payne JD, Penninckx S, Porcel E, Prise KM, Rabus H, Ridwan SM, Rudek B, Sanche L, Singh B, Smilowitz HM, Sokolov KV, Sridhar S, Stanishevskiy Y, Sung W, Tillement O, Virani NA, Yantasee W, Krishnan S. Roadmap for metal nanoparticles in radiation therapy: current status, translational challenges, and future directions. Phys Med Biol. 2020 May 7.

Murugadoss S, van den Brule S, Brassinne F, Sebaihi N, Mejia J, Lucas S, Petry J, Godderis L, Mast J, Lison D, Hoet PH. Is aggregated synthetic amorphous silica toxicologically relevant? Part Fibre Toxicol. 2020 Jan 3;17(1):1.


Bellefroid C, Lechanteur A, Evrard B, Mottet D, Debacq-Chainiaux F, Piel G. In vitro skin penetration enhancement techniques: a combined approach of ethosomes and microneedles. Int J Pharm. 2019 Dec 15;572:118793.

Sironval V, Palmai-Pallag M, Vanbever R, Huaux F, Mejia J, Lucas S, Lison D, van den Brule S. HIF-1α is a key mediator of the lung inflammatory potential of lithium-ion battery particles. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2019 Sep 18;16(1):35.

Lopes-Rodrigues M, Zanuy D, Alemán C, Michaux C, Perpète EA. 3D structure of a Brucella melitensis porin: molecular modelling in lipid membranes. J Biomol Struct Dyn. 2019 Sep;37(15):3923-3935.

Daems N, Penninckx S, Nelissen I, Van Hoecke K, Cardinaels T, Baatout S, Michiels C, Lucas S, Aerts A. Gold nanoparticles affect the antioxidant status in selected normal human cells. Int J Nanomedicine. 2019 Jul 8;14:4991-5015.

Rossi S, Savi M, Mazzola M, Pinelli S, Alinovi R, Gennaccaro L, Pagliaro A, Meraviglia V, Galetti M, Lozano-Garcia O, Rossini A, Frati C, Falco A, Quaini F, Bocchi L, Stilli D, Lucas S, Goldoni M, Macchi E, Mutti A, Miragoli M. Subchronic exposure to titanium dioxide nanoparticles modifies cardiac structure and performance in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2019 Jun 24;16(1):25.

Hespeels F, Heuskin AC, Tabarrant T, Scifoni E, Kraemer M, Chêne G, Strivay D, Lucas S. Backscattered electron emission after proton impact on gold nanoparticles with and without polymer shell coating. Phys Med Biol. 2019 Apr 15.

Machelart A, Salzano G, Li X, Demars A, Debrie AS, Menendez-Miranda M, Pancani E, Jouny S, Hoffmann E, Deboosere N, Belhaouane I, Rouanet C, Simar S, Talahari S, Giannini V, Villemagne B, Flipo M, Brosch R, Nesslany F, Deprez B, Muraille E, Locht C, Baulard AR, Willand N, Majlessi L, Gref R, Brodin P. Intrinsic Antibacterial Activity of Nanoparticles Made of β-Cyclodextrins Potentiates Their Effect as Drug Nanocarriers against Tuberculosis. ACS Nano. 2019 Apr 23;13(4):3992-4007.

Escamilla-Rivera V, Solorio-Rodríguez A, Uribe-Ramírez M, Lozano O, Lucas S, Chagolla-López A, Winkler R, De Vizcaya-Ruiz A. Plasma protein adsorption on Fe(3)O(4)-PEG nanoparticles activates the complement system and induces an inflammatory response. Int J Nanomedicine. 2019 Mar 25;14:2055-2067.

Penninckx S, Heuskin AC, Michiels C, Lucas S. Thioredoxin Reductase Activity Predicts Gold Nanoparticle Radiosensitization Effect. Nanomaterials (Basel). 2019 Feb 19;9(2).

Hespeels F, Lucas S, Tabarrant T, Scifoni E, Kraemer M, Chêne G, Strivay D, Tran HN, Heuskin AC. Experimental measurements validate the use of the binary encounter approximation model to accurately compute proton induced dose and radiolysis enhancement from gold nanoparticles. Phys Med Biol. 2019 Feb 7.

Li S, Bouchy S, Penninckx S, Marega R, Fichera O, Gallez B, Feron O, Martinive P, Heuskin AC, Michiels C, Lucas S. Antibody-functionalized gold nanoparticles as tumor targeting radiosensitizers for proton therapy. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2019 Feb;14(3):317-333.

Palazzo C, Laloy J, Delvigne AS, Nys G, Fillet M, Dogne JM, Pequeux C, Foidart JM, Evrard B, Piel G. Development of injectable liposomes and drug-in-cyclodextrin-in-liposome formulations encapsulating estetrol to prevent cerebral ischemia of premature babies. Eur J Pharm Sci. 2019 Jan 15;127:52-59.

Fichera O, Alpan L, Laloy J, Tabarrant T, Uhrner U, Ye Q, Mejia J, Dogné JM & Lucas S. Characterization of water-based paints containing titanium dioxide or carbon black as manufactured nanomaterials before and after atomization. 2019 Appl Nanosci 9, 515–528.


Laloy J, Haguet H, Alpan L, Raichman D, Dogné JM, Lellouche JP. Impact of functional inorganic nanotubes f-INTs-WS(2) on hemolysis, platelet function and coagulation. Nano Converg. 2018 Oct 30;5(1):31.

Penninckx S, Heuskin AC, Michiels C, Lucas S. The role of thioredoxin reductase in gold nanoparticle radiosensitization effects. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2018 Nov;13(22):2917-2937.

Leroux G, Neumann M, Meunier C, Fattaccioli A, Michiels C, Arnould T, Wang L, Su BL. Hybrid Alginate@TiO2 Porous Microcapsules as a Reservoir of Animal Cells for Cell Therapy. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2018 Oct 12.

Toledo-Fuentes X, Molinaro C, Cecchet F. Interfacial charges drive the organization of supported lipid membranes and their interaction with nanoparticles. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2018 Dec 1;172:254-261.

Lopes-Rodrigues M, Triguero J, Torras J, Perpète EA, Michaux C, Zanuy D, Alemán C. Influence of the surrounding environment in re-naturalized β-barrel membrane proteins. Biophys Chem. 2018 Mar;234:6-15.

Lopes-Rodrigues M, Puiggalí-Jou A, Martí-Balleste D, Del Valle LJ, Michaux C, Perpète EA, Alemán C. Thermomechanical Response of a Representative Porin for Biomimetics. ACS Omega. 2018 Jul 13;3(7):7856-7867.

Puiggalí-Jou A, Pawlowski J, Del Valle LJ, Michaux C, Perpète EA, Sek S, Alemán C. Properties of Omp2a-Based Supported Lipid Bilayers: Comparison with Polymeric Bioinspired Membranes. ACS Omega. 2018 Aug 13;3(8):9003-9019.

Lozano O, Colaux JL, Laloy J, Alpan L, Dogné JM, Lucas S. Fast, asymmetric and nonhomogeneous clearance of SiC nanoaerosol assessed by micro-particle-induced x-ray emission. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2018 Jan;13(2):145-155.

Riebeling C, Piret JP, Trouiller B, Nelissen I, Saout C, Toussaint O, Haase A. A guide to nanosafety testing: Considerations on cytotoxicity testing in different cell models. NanoImpact. 2018 Volume 10, Pages 1-10.


Laloy J, Haguet H, Alpan L, Mancier V, Mejia J, Levi S, Dogné JM, Lucas S, Rousse C, Fricoteaux P. Characterization of core/shell Cu/Ag nanopowders synthesized by electrochemistry and assessment of their impact on hemolysis, platelet aggregation, and coagulation on human blood for potential wound dressing use. J Nanopart Res (2017) 19: 266.

Heuskin AC, Gallez B, Feron O, Martinive P, Michiels C, Lucas S. Metallic nanoparticles irradiated by low energy protons for radiation therapy: are there significant physical effects to enhance the dose delivery? Med Phys. 2017 May 23.

Karim R, Palazzo C, Laloy J, Delvigne AS, Vanslambrouck S, Jerome C, Lepeltier E, Orange F, Dogne JM, Evrard B, Passirani C, Piel G. Development and Evaluation of Injectable Nanosized Drug Delivery Systems for Apigenin. Int J Pharm. 2017 Nov 5;532(2):757-768.

Guerrero-Beltrán CE, Bernal-Ramírez J, Lozano O, Oropeza-Almazán Y, Castillo EC, Garza JR, García N, Vela J, García-García A, Ortega E, Torre-Amione G, Ornelas-Soto N, García-Rivas G. Silica nanoparticles induce cardiotoxicity interfering with energetic status and Ca2+ handling in adult rat cardiomyocytes. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 Apr 1;312(4):H645-H661.

Frère A, Baroni A, Hendrick E, Delvigne AS, Orange F, Peulen O, Dakwar GR, Diricq J, Dubois P, Evrard B, Remaut K, Braeckmans K, De Smedt SC, Laloy J, Dogné JM, Feller G, Mespouille L, Mottet D, Piel G. PEGylated and Functionalized Aliphatic Polycarbonate Polyplex Nanoparticles for Intravenous Administration of  HDAC5 siRNA in Cancer Therapy. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2017 Jan 25;9(3):2181-2195.

Relier C, Dubreuil M, Lozano Garcia O, Cordelli E, Mejia J, Eleuteri P, Robidel F, Loret T, Pacchierotti F, Lucas S, Lacroix G, Trouiller B. Study of TiO2 P25 nanoparticles genotoxicity on lung, blood and liver cells in lung overload and non-overload conditions after repeated respiratory exposure in rats. Toxicol Sci. 2017 Apr 1;156(2):527-537.

Piret JP, Bondarenko OM, Boyles MS, Himly M, Ribeiro AR, Benetti F, Smal C, Lima B, Potthoff A, Simion M, Dumortier E, Leite PE, Balottin LB, Granjeiro JM, Ivask A, Kahru A, Radauer-Preiml I, Tischler U, Duschl A, Saout C, Anguissola S, Haase A, Jacobs A, Nelissen I, Misra SK, Toussaint O. Pan-European inter-laboratory studies on a panel of in vitro cytotoxicity and pro-inflammation assays for nanoparticles. Arch Toxicol. 2017 Jun;91(6):2315-2330.


Vietti G, Ibouraadaten S, Palmai-Pallag M, Yakoub Y, Piret JP, Marbaix E, Lison D, van den Brule S. Towards predicting the lung fibrogenic activity of MWCNT: Key role of endocytosis, kinase receptors and ERK 1/2 signaling. Nanotoxicology. 2016;10(4):488-500.

Tantra R, Bouwmeester H, Bolea E, Rey-Castro C, David CA, Dogné JM, Jarman J, Laborda F, Laloy J, Robinson KN, Undas AK, van der Zande M. Suitability of analytical methods to measure solubility for the purpose of nanoregulation. Nanotoxicology. 2016;10(2):173-84.

Li S, Penninckx S, Karmani L, Heuskin AC, Watillon K, Marega R, Zola J, Corvaglia V, Genard G, Gallez B, Feron O, Martinive P, Bonifazi D, Michiels C, Lucas S. LET-dependent radiosensitization effects of gold nanoparticles for proton irradiation. Nanotechnology. 2016 Nov 11;27(45):455101.

Escamilla-Rivera V, Uribe-Ramírez M, González-Pozos S, Lozano O, Lucas S, Vizcaya-Ruiz De A. Protein corona acts as a protective shield against Fe(3)O(4)-PEG inflammation and ROS-induced toxicity in human macrophages. Toxicol Lett. 2016 Jan 5;240(1):172-84.

Contado C, Mejia J, Lozano García O, Piret JP, Dumortier E, Toussaint O, Lucas S. Physicochemical and toxicological evaluation of silica nanoparticles suitable for food and consumer products collected by following the EC recommendation. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2016 Jan;408(1):271-86.

Lis D, Cecchet F. Unique Vibrational Features as a Direct Probe of Specific Antigen-Antibody Recognition at the Surface of a Solid-Supported Hybrid Lipid Bilayer. Chemphyschem. 2016 Jun 21.

Marega R, Prasetyanto EA, Michiels C, De Cola L, Bonifazi D. Fast Targeting and Cancer Cell Uptake of Luminescent Antibody-Nanozeolite Bioconjugates. Small. 2016 Oct;12(39):5431-5441.


Pineux F, Marega R, Stopin A, La Torre A, Garcia Y, Devlin E, Michiels C, N Khlobystov A, Bonifazi D. Biotechnological promises of Fe-filled CNTs for cell shepherding and magnetic fluid hyperthermia applications. Nanoscale. Dec 28;7(48):20474-88.

Vietti G, Ibouraadaten S, Palmai-Pallag M, Yakoub Y, Piret JP, Marbaix E, Lison D, van den Brule S. Towards predicting the lung fibrogenic activity of MWCNT: Key role of endocytosis, kinase receptors and ERK 1/2 signaling. Nanotoxicology. 2015 Oct 7:1-13.

Levi, S., Mancier, V., Rousse, C., Garcia, O.L., Mejia, J., Guzman, M., Lucas, S., Fricoteaux, P. Synthesis of spherical copper-platinum nanoparticles by sonoelectrochemistry followed by conversion reaction (2015) Electrochimica Acta, 176, art. no. 25322, pp. 567-574.

Minet, V., Alpan, L., Mullier, F., Toussaint, O., Lucas, S., Dogné, J.-M., Laloy, J. The euglobulin clot lysis time to assess the impact of nanoparticles on fibrinolysis (2015) Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 17 (7), art. no. 317, 9 p.

Lucas S, Feron O, Gallez B, Masereel B, Michiels C, Vander Borght T. Monte Carlo Calculation of Radioimmunotherapy with (90)Y-, (177)Lu-, (131)I-, (124)I-, and (188)Re-Nanoobjects: Choice of the Best Radionuclide for Solid Tumour Treatment by Using TCP and NTCP Concepts. Comput Math Methods Med. 2015;2015:284360.

Laloy, J., Lozano, O., Alpan, L., Masereel, B., Toussaint, O., Dogné, J.M., Lucas, S. Limited inflammatory response in rats after acute exposure to a silicon carbide nanoaerosol (2015) Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 17 (8), art. no. 346, 15 p.

Toledo-Fuentes, X., Lis, D., Cecchet, F. Surface charge effects on the interaction between a solid-supported model lipid membrane and AuNPS studied by SFG spectroscopy (2015) NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics, 68, pp. 557-558.

Lozano Garcia O. , Colaux J. , Laloy J. , Dogne J. , Lucas S. What is the impact of Silicon Carbide nanoparticles to the mineral composition of rat lungs? A PIXE-μPIXE comparative study. J. Phys. 2015, Conference Series, Vol 617, 012016

Lozano Garcia, O. , Lison, D. , Escamilla-Rivera, V. , Mejia Mendoza, J. H. , Toussaint, O. , Dogne, J. , Lucas, S. The impact of instilled carbide nanoparticles on rat lungs: an in vivo perspective on acute intratracheal instillation. Journal of Physics, 2015, Conference Series, Vol 617, 012017


Laloy J, Minet V, Alpan L, Mullier F, Beken S, Toussaint O, Lucas S, Dogné JM. Impact of Silver Nanoparticles on Haemolysis, Platelet Function and Coagulation. Nanobiomedicine (Rij). 2014 Jan 1;1:4.

Piret, J.-P., Mejia, J., Lucas, S., Zouboulis, C.C., Saout, C., Toussaint, O. Sonicated and stirred copper oxide nanoparticles induce similar toxicity and pro-inflammatory response in N-hTERT keratinocytes and SZ95 sebocytes J Nanopart Res (2014) 16:2337

Laloy J., Lozano O., Alpan L., Mejia J., Toussaint O., Masereel B., Dogné J.-M., Lucas S. Can TiC nanoparticles produce toxicity in oral administration to rats? (2014) Toxicology Reports, 1, pp. 172-187.

Laloy J, Mullier F, Alpan L, Mejia J, Lucas S, Chatelain B, Toussaint O, Masereel B, Rolin S, Dogné JM. A comparison of six major platelet functional tests to assess the impact of carbon nanomaterials on platelet function: a practical guide. Nanotoxicology. 2014 Mar;8(2):220-32.

Gontard LC, Fernandez A, Dunin-Borkowski RE, Kasama T, Lozano-Perez S, Lucas S Transmission electron microscopy of unstained hybrid Au nanoparticles capped with PPAA (plasma-poly-allylamine): Structure and electron irradiation effects. Micron (Oxford, England : 1993) 2014, 67:1-9.

Karmani L, Bouchat V, Bouzin C, Levêque P, Labar D, Bol A, Deumer G, Marega R, Bonifazi D, Haufroid V, Michiels C, Grégoire V, Feron O, Lucas S, Vander Borght T, Gallez B. (89)Zr-labeled anti-endoglin antibody-targeted gold nanoparticles for imaging cancer: implications for future cancer therapy. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2014 Sep;9(13):1923-37.


Karmani L, Labar D, Valembois V, Bouchat V, Nagaswaran PG, Bol A, Gillart J, Levêque P, Bouzin C, Bonifazi D, Michiels C, Feron O, Grégoire V, Lucas S, Vander Borght T, Gallez B. Antibody-functionalized nanoparticles for imaging cancer: influence of conjugation to gold nanoparticles on the biodistribution of 89Zr-labeled cetuximab in mice. Contrast Media Mol Imaging. 2013 Sep-Oct;8(5):402-8.

V. Bouchat, N. Moreau, J. Colomer and S. Lucas. On Some Applications of Nanoparticles Synthesized in the Gas Phase by Magnetron Discharges Journal of Surface Engineered Materials and Advanced Technology, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2013, pp. 184-189.

Mejia, J., Piret, J.-P., Noël, F., Masereel, B., Toussaint, O., Lucas, S. Dose assessment of SiC nanoparticle dispersions during in vitro assays (2013) Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15 (8), art. no. 1875

Lozano, O., Toussaint, O., Dogné, J.-M., Lucas, S. The use of PIXE for engineered nanomaterials quantification in complex matrices (2013) Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 429 (1), art. no. 012010

Lozano, O., Toussaint, O., Dogné, J.-M., Lucas, S. The use of PIXE for engineered nanomaterials quantification in complex matrices (2013) Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 429 (1), art. no. 012010

Lozano, O., Mejia, J., Piret, J.-P., Saout, C., Dogné, J.-M., Toussaint, O., Lucas, S. How does the deposited dose of oxide nanomaterials evolve in an in vitro assay? (2013) Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 429 (1), art. no. 012013


Marega, R., Karmani, L., Flamant, L., Nageswaran, P.G., Valembois, V., Masereel, B., Feron, O., Borght, T.V., Lucas, S., Michiels, C., Gallez, B., Bonifazi, D. Antibody-functionalized polymer-coated gold nanoparticles targeting cancer cells: An in vitro and in vivo study (2012) Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22 (39), pp. 21305-21312.

Laloy J, Robert S, Marbehant C, Mullier F, Mejia J, Piret JP, Lucas S, Chatelain B, Dogné JM, Toussaint O, Masereel B, Rolin S. Validation of the calibrated thrombin generation test (cTGT) as the reference assay to evaluate the procoagulant activity of nanomaterials. Nanotoxicology 2012, 6:213-232.

J. Laloy, S. Robert, C. Marbehant, F. Mullier, J. Mejia, J.-P. Piret, J. Delhalle, S. Lucas, B. Chatelain, J.-M. Dogné, O. Toussaint, B. Masereel, S. Rolin, Validation of the calibrated thrombin generation test (cTGT) as the gold standard assay to assess the procoagulant activity of nanomaterials Immuno-analyse & Biologie Spécialisée, Volume 27, Issue 1, February 2012, Page 42

Lozano O, Laloy J, Alpan L, Mejia J, Rolin S, Toussaint O, Dogne JM, Lucas S, Masereel B Effects of SiC nanoparticles orally administered in a rat model: biodistribution, toxicity and elemental composition changes in feces and organsToxicology and applied pharmacology 2012, 264:232-245.

Lozano O, Mejia J, Masereel B, Toussaint O, Lison D, Lucas S Development of a PIXE analysis method for the determination of the biopersistence of SiC and TiC nanoparticles in rat lungs Nanotoxicology 2012, 6:263-271.

Lozano O, Mejia J, Tabarrant T, Masereel B, Dogne JM, Toussaint O, Lucas S Quantification of nanoparticles in aqueous food matrices using Particle-Induced X-ray Emission. Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry 2012, 403:2835-2841.

Meija J, Toussaint O, Masereel B, Lucas S Fate of SiC and TiC NPs in human reconstituted gastric fluid Nano and Biomaterials 2012, 4:Nos. 3/4.

Mejia J, Valembois V, Piret JP, Tichelaar F, Van Huis M, Masereel B, Toussaint O, Delhalle J, Mekhalif Z, Lucas S Are stirring and sonication pre-dispersion methods equivalent for in vitro toxicology evaluation of SiC and TiC? Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2012, 14:Article 815.

Mullier F, Laloy J, Robert S, Alpan L, Meija J, Piret J, Bailly N, Lucas S, Chatelain B, Toussaint O, B. Masereel, S. Rolin & JM Dogne. Assessment of different methods studying the impact of carbon nanomaterials on platelet function. Immuno-analyse Biologie Spécialisée 2012, 27:41.

Piret JP, Jacques D, Audinot JN, Mejia J, Boilan E, Noël F, Fransolet M, Demazy C, Lucas S, Saout C, Toussaint O. Copper(II) oxide nanoparticles penetrate into HepG2 cells, exert cytotoxicity via oxidative stress and induce pro-inflammatory response Nanoscale 2012, 4:7168-7184.

Piret JP, Vankoningsloo S, Mejia J, Noël F, Boilan E, Lambinon F, Zouboulis CC, Masereel B, Lucas S, Saout C, Toussaint O. Differential toxicity of copper (II) oxide nanoparticles of similar hydrodynamic diameter on human differentiated intestinal Caco-2 cell monolayers is correlated in part to copper release and shape Nanotoxicology 2012, 6:789-803.

Vankoningsloo S, Piret JP, Saout C, Noel F, Mejia J, Coquette A, Zouboulis CC, Delhalle J, Lucas S, Toussaint O. Pro-inflammatory effects of different MWCNTs dispersions in p16(INK4A)-deficient telomerase-expressing human keratinocytes but not in human SV-40 immortalized sebocytes. Nanotoxicology. 2012 Feb;6(1):77-93.


V. Bouchat, N. Moreau, V. Valembois, K. Abbas, O. Feron, B. Gallez, U. Holzwarth, B. Masereel, C. Michiels, F. Simonelli, T. Vander Borght, S. Lucas. On the use of radioisotope to study the possible synthesis by magnetron sputtering of bi-metallic nanoparticles. Surface and Coatings Technology. Volume 205, Issues 21-22, 25 August 2011, Pages 4934-4940.

Virginie Bouchat, Olivier Feron, Bernard Gallez, Bernard Masereel, Carine Michiels, Thierry Vander Borght, Stéphane Lucas. Carbon nanoparticles synthesized by sputtering and gas condensation inside a nanocluster source of fixed dimension. Surface and Coatings Technology, Volume 205, Supplement 2, 25 July 2011, Pages S577–S581.

Masereel, B., Dinguizli, M., Bouzin, C., Moniotte, N., Feron, O., Gallez, B., Vander Borght, T., Michiels, C., Lucas, S. Antibody immobilization on gold nanoparticles coated layer-by-layer with polyelectrolytes (2011) Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 13 (4), pp. 1573-1580.

Crespin, M., Moreau, N., Masereel, B., Feron, O., Gallez, B., Vander Borght, T., Michiels, C., Lucas, S. Surface properties and cell adhesion onto allylamine-plasma and amine-plasma coated glass coverslips (2011) Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 22 (3), pp. 671-682.

Piret, J.-P., Vankoningsloo, S., Noël, F., Mendoza, J.M., Lucas, S., Saout, C., Toussaint, O. Inflammation response at the transcriptional level of HepG2 cells induced by multi-walled carbon nanotubes (2011) Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 304 (1), art. no. 01204