Going Viral: Surgeon, Professor Team in New Approach to Pain Treatment

UA professor Carol Duffy, left, and Tuscaloosa surgeon William “Skip” Pridgen UA professor Carol Duffy, left, and Tuscaloosa surgeon William “Skip” Pridgen A chronic pain condition and numerous gastrointestinal disorders may all be caused by a virus. That’s a Tuscaloosa-based surgeon’s theory likely headed for a clinical trial early next year and one drawing support from a University of Alabama …