JK Rowling (L) and Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal
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JK Rowling funds new MS research centre

Multiple sclerosis is a condition that has touched many lives in Scotland.

Among them is JK Rowling, whose mother died of the disease.

The Harry Potter author has funded a research centre at Edinburgh University that she hopes will provide hope to thousands of people with MS.

She watched the Princess Royal open the centre on Tuesday morning.

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