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.

 

 

 

 

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