JK Rowling
JK Rowling

Jo donates for MS research

Published April 19, 2006 at 7:10 PM
by Geri
from HPANA (via BBC News)

Once again, Harry Potter author JK Rowling has given to charity close to her heart. Ms. Rowling has donated a substantial donationopens in new window towards a new £2.5 million facility at Edinburgh University’s Centre of Regenerative Research, to help doctors better understand multiple sclerosis.

She said yesterday:

It means a great deal to me to be able to provide support for this much-needed research centre. It is an extremely exciting step forward in the ongoing battle to try to unlock the mysteries of MS and which will hopefully, one day, lead to a cure.

Jo, whose mother died from MS, is a patron of the MS Society of Scotlandopens in new window.

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