Why do they not give SPMSers statins even though they have been through Phase 2 clinical trials?

In this video Polly interviews Professor Gavin Giovannoni who is a Neurologist. The interview was filmed by Stephanie

Video transcript

Polly asks Gavin why statins aren’t given to SPMSers even though they’ve been through Phase 2 clinical trials. At 01:02 she asks whether he’s hopeful that it might become a treatment. At 01:28 she asks about GPs prescribing statins for MS patients who request them.

MS Reporter: Polly

MS Expert: Gavin Giovannoni is a Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience and Trauma Centre Lead in the Blizard Institute at Barts and the Royal London. He splits his time between seeing patients and researching MS.

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