Professor the Hon. Manley West, OM

Professor the Hon. Manley West, OM

Mar 17,1929

Pharmacologist who conducted pioneering research of the marijuana plant, leading to the development of specialty medicines for glaucoma and other disorders. Glaucoma is a leading cause of preventable blindness and is estimated to affect three per cent of the Jamaican population. Today, many persons worldwide affected by disease are receiving relief through the use of the drugs developed from this research done at the Mona Campus.

 

Opening Hours Semester 1

Closure During Heroes' Day Weekend

Main  Library, Medical,  Science  Library  Mon -Fri:  8.30am - 6:00am,  Sat: 8:30 am - 12:00am Sunday: 12:pm - 8:00pm: Law  library Mon -Fri:  8:30am -10:00 pm Sat: 8:30am - 4:00pm, Sun 12:00pm -8:00pm WJC Mon - Thu: 9:00am  -9:00pm Fri: 9:00am - 7:00pm  Sat 10:00am - 6:00pm