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Vance Kennedy, Ph.D.

501C Mark Jefferson Science Complex


[email protected]


Ph.D., Case Western Reserve

Inorganic Chemistry

Interests and Expertise

My research interests are in the field of synthetic inorganic chemistry. I am currently collaborating with researchers at Case Western Reserve University on making new phthalocyanines to be used in photodynamic tumor therapy (PDT). My current research target is the synthesis of new macrocyclic phthalocyanin compounds.


Professional Affiliation

American Chemical Society

Courses Taught

General Chemistry (122, 124)
Inorganic/Organic Synthesis (433)

The Department of Chemistry is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold