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: Summer 2016 - May 14 - July 22
Main Library: Mon - Fri: 8:30am- 10:00pm 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
Western Jamaica Campus:
May 14- May 29, Mon- Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm