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Schachner ER, Moore AJ, Martinez A, Diaz Jr RE, Echols MS, Atterholt J, Kissane RWP, Hedrick BP, Bates KT. 2024. The respiratory system influences flight mechanics in soaring birds. Nature. Link *Cover Feature*

Rummel A, Sheehy E, Schachner ER, Hedrick BP. 2024Sample size and two-dimensional geometric morphometrics impact the evaluation of morphological variation in three species of Louisiana bat. Integrative and Organismal Biology. PDF.



Grand Pré CA, Thielicke W, Diaz Jr RE, Hedrick BP, Elsey RMSchachner ER. 2023. Validating osteological correlates for the hepatic piston in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). PeerJ. Link

Schachner ER, Lawson AB, Martinez A, Grand Pre CA, Sabottke C, Abou-Issa F, Echols S, Diaz Jr RE, Moore AJ, Grenier J-P, Hedrick BP, Spieler B, . 2023. Perspectives on lung visualization: Three-dimensional anatomical modeling of computed and micro-computed tomographic data in comparative evolutionary morphology and medicine with applications for COVID-19. The Anatomical Record. PDF

Purcell O, Galliano C, Lieux M, Gibson WSchachner ER, Spieler B, Van Nuland S. 2023. A problem of gender representation: adapting the Bechdel Test to evaluate the social media presence of radiology residency programs. Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology

Macaulay S, Hoehfurtner T, Cross SRR, Marek RD, Hutchinson JR, Schachner ER, Maher AE, Bates KT. 2023. Decoupling body shape and mass distribution in birds and their dinosaurian ancestors. Nature Communications. Link

Ford K, Albert JS, Summers AP, Hedrick BP, Schachner ER, Jones AS, Evans K, Chakrabarty P. 2023. Point of View: A new era of morphological investigations: Scanning methods have shifted the paradigm for rigorous anatomical investigation. Integrative and Organismal Biology. PDF



Holliday CM, Schachner ER. 2022. Dispatches from the age of crocodiles: new discoveries from ancient lineages. Anatomical Record

Maher AE, Burin G, Cox PG, Maddox TW, Maidment SCR, Cooper N, Schachner ER, Bates KT. 2022. Body size, shape and ecology in tetrapods. Nature Communications. Link

Schachner ER, Diaz Jr RE, Coke R, Echols S, Osborn ML, Hedrick BP. 2022. Architecture of the bronchial tree in Cuvier's dwarf caiman (Paleosuchus palpebrosus). The Anatomical Record. PDF

McCain C, Kemp B, Bishop Bair B Zea A, Sabottke C, Schachner ER, Pirtle C, McLean A, Maupin R, Detiege P, Spieler B. 2022. A framework for the virtual medical interview process: Considerations for the applicant and the interviewer. The Oschner Journal 22: 61-70. 

Sedlmayr JC, Bates KT, Wisco JJ, Schachner ER. 2022. Revision of hip flexor anatomy and function in modern humans, and implications for the evolution of hominin bipedalism. The Anatomical Record 305: 1147-1167.

Hedrick BP, Schachner ER, Dodson P. 2022. Alligator appendicular architecture across an ontogenetic niche shift. The Anatomical Record. PDF


Radermacher VJ, Fernandez V, Schachner ER, Butler RJ, Bordy EM, de Klerk WJ, Chapelle KEJ, Choiniere JN. 2021. A new Heterodontosaurus specimen elucidates the unique ventilatory macroevolution of ornithischian dinosaurs. eLife 2021; 10:e66036. PDF

Lawson AB, Hedrick BP, Echols MS, Schachner ER. 2021. Anatomy, variation, and asymmetry of the bronchial tree in the African grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus). Journal of Morphology 282: 701-719. PDF

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Lieux M, Sabottke C, Schachner ER, Pirtle C, Danrad R, Spieler B. 2021. Online conferencing software in radiology: recent trends and utility. Clinical Imaging 76: 116-122.

Schachner ER, Hedrick BP, Richbourg HA, Hutchinson JR, Farmer CG. 2021. Anatomy, ontogeny, and evolution of the archosaurian respiratory system: A case study on Alligator mississippiensis and Struthio camelus. Journal of Anatomy. PDF

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Schachner ER, Spieler B. 2020. Three-dimensional (3D) lung segmentation for diagnosis of COVID-19 and the communication of

disease impact to the public. BMJ Case Reports DOI 10.1136/bcr-2020-236943.

Brocklehurst RJ, Schachner ER, Codd JR, Sellers WI. 2020. Respiratory evolution in archosaurs. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 375: 20190140.

Schachner ER, Irmis RB, Huttenlocker AK, Sanders K, Cieri RL, Nesbitt SJ. 2019. Osteology of the Late Triassic bipedal archosaur Poposaurus gracilis (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia) from western North America. The Anatomical Record. PDF


Hedrick BP, Schachner ER, Rivera G, Dodson P, Pierce SE. 2019. Fossilized asymmetry: the effects of asymmetry on form, function, and the fossil record. Paleobiology. doi: 10.1017/pab.2018.42.


Brocklehurst RJ, Schachner ER, Sellers WI. 2018. Vertebral morphometrics and lung structure in non-avian dinosaurs. Royal Society Open Science 5 180983.


Schachner ER, Sedlmayr JC, Schott R, Lyson TR, Sanders RK, Lambertz M. 2017. Pulmonary anatomy and a case of unilateral aplasia in a common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina): developmental perspectives on cryptodiran lungs. Journal of Anatomy 231: 835-848. Link.

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Birke LL, Cespedes AM, Schachner ER, Lailvaux SP. 2017. Cystic calculus in a laboratory-housed green anole (Anolis carolinensis). Comparative Medicine 67: 1-4. Link. 

Richbourg HA, Martin MJ, Schachner ER, McNulty MA. 2017. Anatomical variation of the tarsus in common inbred mouse strains. Anatomical Record 300: 450-459. Link.


Lyson TR, Rubidge BS, Scheyer TM, de Queiroz K, Schachner ERSmith RMH, Botha-Brink J, Bever GS. 2016. Fossorial origin of the turtle shell. Current Biology 26: 1887-1894. Link. 



Bates KT, Maidment SCR, Schachner ERBarrett PM. 2015. Comments and corrections on 3D modeling studies of locomotor muscle moment arms in archosaurs. PeerJ 3:e1272 


Schachner ER, Lopez MJ. 2015. Diagnosis, prevention, and management of canine hip dysplasia: a review. Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports 6: 181-192. PDF.




Cieri RL, Craven BA, Schachner ER, Farmer CG. 2014. New insight into the evolution of the vertebrate respiratory system and the discovery of unidirectional airflow in iguana lungs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi/10.1073/pnas.1405088111. Link.


Lyson TR, Schachner ER, Botha-Brink J, Scheyer TM, Lambertz M, Bever GS, Rubidge B, de Queiroz K.2014. Origin of the unique ventilatory apparatus of turtles. Nature Communcations 5: doi:10.1038/ncomms6211. Link Movie


Dillon AR, Tillson DM, Wooldridge A, Cattley R, Hathcock J, Brawner B, Cole R, Welles B, Christopherson PW, Lee-Fowler T, Borderlon S, Jung S, Barney S, Sermersheim M, Garbarino R, Wells SZ, Diffie EB, Schachner ER. 2014. Effect of pre-cardiac and adult stages of D. immitis in pulmonary disease of cats: CBC, bronchial lavage cytology, serology, radiographs, CT images, bronchial reactivity, and histopathology. Journal of Veterinary Parasitology. http://dx.doi.org10.1016/j.vetpar.2014.09.007.


Dillon AR, Tillson DM, Wooldridge A, Cattley R, Brawner B, Cole R, Welles B, Christopherson PW, Lee-Fowler T, Borderlon S, Barney S, Wells SZ, Diffie EB, Schachner ER. 2014. Effects of IV and SubQ heartworm homogenate from doxycycline treated and untreated donor dogs on bronchial reactivity and lung in cats. Journal of Veterinary Parasitology. http://dx.doi.org10.1016/j.vetpar.2014.09.021.


Bourke JM, Porter WMR, Ridgely RC, Lyson TR, Schachner ER, Bell PR, Witmer LM. 2014.Breathing life into dinosaurs: tackling challenges of soft-tissue restoration and nasal airflow in extinct species. Anatomical Record 297: 2148-2186. PDF


Lamanna MC, Sues H-D, Schachner ER, Lyson TR. 2014. A new large-bodied oviraptorosaurian theropod dinosaur from the Latest Cretaceous of Western North America. PLoS One. Open Access


Farlow JO, Schachner ER, Sarrazin JC, Klein H, Currie PJ. 2014. Pedal proportions of the "dinocroc" Poposaurus gracilis: Convergence and divergence in the feet of archosaurs. Anatomical Record. Link 


Schachner ER, Cieri RL, Butler JP, Farmer CG. 2014. Unidirectional pulmonary airflow patterns in the savannah monitor lizard. Nature doi:10.1038/nature12871. Link




Schachner ER, Hutchinson JR, Farmer CG. 2013. Pulmonary anatomy in the Nile crocodile and the evolution of unidirectional airflow in Archosauria. PeerJ. Open Access




Bates KT, Schachner ER. 2012. Disparity and convergence in bipedal archosaur locomotion. Royal Society Interface 9: 1339-1353. PDF


Schachner ER, Manning PL, Dodson P. 2011. Pelvic and hindlimb myology of the basal archosaur Poposaurus gracilis (Archosauria: Poposauroidea). Journal of Morphology. 272:1464-1491. PDF


Schachner ER, Farmer CG, McDonald A, Dodson P. 2011. Evolution of the dinosauriform respiratory system: evidence from rib and vertebral morphology. Anatomical Record 294: 1532-1547. PDF


Gauthier JA, Nesbitt SJ, Schachner ER, Bever GS, Joyce WG. 2011. A new bipedal stem crocodilian, early archosaur phylogeny, and innovation in archosaur locomotion. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 52:107-126. PDF


Schachner ER, Lyson T, Dodson P. 2009. Evidence from rib and vertebral morphology for the evolution of the avian respiratory system in non-avian theropod dinosaurs. Anatomical Record B 292:1501-1513. PDF


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