LONDON — Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a
The 15.3 million-pound ($18.8 million) donation announced Thursday will be used for new facilities at a research
The new gift follows a major donation Rowling made in 2010 that started the Anne Rowling clinic at the university.
Rowling said she is encouraged by advances being made and proud that the clinic is not only doing important research but has also provided "practical, on the ground support and care for people with MS."
The Harry Potter books have been a global sensation.
The Associated Press