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Alison Shew

Clinical Associate in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke Women's Health Wake North
11001 Durant Road, Raleigh, NC 27614

Selected Publications

Optimizing the amount of simulation training used to teach vaginal delivery skills to medical students.

Journal Article Int J Gynaecol Obstet · January 2018 OBJECTIVE: To determine the amount of simulation training required for students to attain minimal competence and mastery of a vaginal delivery. METHODS: An observational study was conducted at a US medical school between May 11, 2015, and May 8, 2016. Usin ... Full text Link to item Cite

Drosophila Symplekin localizes dynamically to the histone locus body and tricellular junctions.

Journal Article Nucleus · 2014 The scaffolding protein Symplekin is part of multiple complexes involved in generating and modifying the 3' end of mRNAs, including cleavage-polyadenylation, histone pre-mRNA processing and cytoplasmic polyadenylation. To study these functions in vivo, we ... Full text Link to item Cite

Mosaic overgrowth with fibroadipose hyperplasia is caused by somatic activating mutations in PIK3CA.

Journal Article Nat Genet · June 24, 2012 The phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K)-AKT signaling pathway is critical for cellular growth and metabolism. Correspondingly, loss of function of PTEN, a negative regulator of PI3K, or activating mutations in AKT1, AKT2 or AKT3 have been found in distinc ... Full text Link to item Cite