How JK Rowling Helped Fight Multiple Sclerosis

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by Wendy Henderson |

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There are many celebrities who use their status for good causes. Actors and actresses, singers, writers. Some of them are very well-known by everyone, loved and cherished by people of all ages from all over the world and one of them is J.K. Rowling.

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J.K. Rowling is the author famous for her Harry Potter series of books. Rowling’s mom, Anne Rowling, lost her life to multiple sclerosis and that event had a major impact on J.K. as a teenager.

Back in 2010, the author donated £10 million towards the foundation of a new clinic to support patients with multiple sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases, as well as scientific research for these diseases.

Currently, The Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic is helping to lead the search for an MS therapy.

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