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
May 16  - August 30

Main  Library (July 27 - August 30):  Mon - Fri: 8.30am-10:00pm, Sat :8:30 am-4:00pm, Sun: Closed

Medical Library (May 16 - Aug. 30): Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 10:00pm, Sat: 8:30am - 4:00pm, Sun: Closed

Law, Science library & WISC: Mon - Fri:  8.30am - 5:00pm, Sat: 8:30 am - 4:00pm, Sunday: Closed

Western Jamaica Campus: Mon-Thu: 9:00am - 9:00pm, Fri: 9:00am - 7:00pm, Sat 10:00am - 6:00pm

Overnight Reading Room (ONRR), Main Library: July 27 - Aug. 30: Mon - Fri 10:15pm - 6:00am & Sat 4:15pm - Mon 6:00am