Is JK Rowling another Annette Whitmore? The author of the 'Harry Potter' series, JK Rowling, has pledged 10 million pounds (ie US $15 million approx?), towards the funding of a specialist research clinic to study Multiple Sclerosis in Scotland. It seems she too was fed up with the status quo and in fighting with the existing MS charity. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-11136654 The prevalence of MS in Scotland is apparently higher than elsewhere. Her mother died from MS at an early age.