JK Rowling funds new MS research centre
8 October 2013 Last updated at 17:02 BST
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.