Kristen Hawkins Kristen is a PhD researcher at Swansea University. She is studying the mechanisms underpinning the possible effects of Simvastatin on MS progression. Share this page Share this page on Twitter (opens in a new window) Share this page on Facebook (opens in a new window) Blogs by Kristen Read more blogs from our MS community Following my dream of becoming a scientist Hi! I’m Kristen, a PhD student at Swansea University. I'm here to tell you a bit about my work in MS research.