Fortin, Marie-Chantal

Principal scientist

CHUM Research Centre

Research theme

Division of nephrology, CHUM

Assistant clinical professor
Department of medicine, Université de Montréal

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Bioethics, empirical ethics, transplantation ethics, inter vivos gift.

Research interests

  • Research focusing on patient perspectives around their follow-up and cardiovascular risk in transplantation.
  • Research focusing on patient perspectives around research priorities in kidney transplantation.
  • Research focusing on the ethical aspects related to the implementation of exchange programs in renal transplantation, more specifically to the problematic of patients in the O group. Use of qualitative methodologies.
  • Work on representations of organ transplantation in the Quebec press and in scientific writings.


Publications indexed on PubMed