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:  July 25 - September 4  2016

Main Library: Mon - Fri: 8:30am- 10:00pm Sat: 8:30 am - 4:00pm  Sun: closed

Medical Library: Mon - Fri: 8:30am- 10:00pm Sat: 8:30 am - 4:00pm  Sun: closed

Science Library: Mon - Fri: 8:30am- 5:00 pm, Sat: 8:30 am - 4:00pm  Sun: closed

Law Library: Mon - Fri: 8:30am- 5:00 pm, Sat: 8:30 am - 4:00pm  Sun: closed

WISC (Main Library): Mon - Fri: 8:30am- 5:00 pm, Sat: 8:30 am - 4:00pm  Sun: closed

Overnight Reading Room: Mon - Friday 5:15pm   - 6:00 am, Sat: 4:15 pm  -  6:00 am (Mon.  Morning)

 

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