JK Rowling
JK Rowling

Jo donates for MS research

  April 19, 2006 at 7:10 PM ET
  Geri     HPANA (via BBC News)
  jk rowling, jo rowling, jkr, ms society of scotland


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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