Professor the Hon. Manley West, OM
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 (May 16 - July 26): Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 6:00am, Sat: 8:30 am - 12:00am, Sun: 12:pm - 8:00pm
Medical (May 16 - Aug. 30): Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 10:00pm, Sat: 8:30am - 4:00pm, Sun: 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: May 16 - July 26, 2015: Sat 12:15am - Sun 6:00am & Sun 8:15pm - Mon 6:00am