Lawrence R. Heaney

Research Summary
Research: Mammalian evolution and ecology, evolutionary biogeography, origin and maintenance of patterns of biological diversity, conservation biology, tropical biology
Biosciences Graduate Program Association
  1. A new genus and species of shrew-like mouse (Rodentia: Muridae) from a new center of endemism in eastern Mindanao, Philippines. J Mammal. 2022 Dec; 103(6):1259-1277. View in: PubMed

  2. Molecular assessment of dietary niche partitioning in an endemic island radiation of tropical mammals. Mol Ecol. 2021 11; 30(22):5858-5873. View in: PubMed

  3. Wallace's line, Wallacea, and associated divides and areas: history of a tortuous tangle of ideas and labels. Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2021 06; 96(3):922-942. View in: PubMed

  4. Philippine bats of the genus Kerivoula (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae):?Overview and assessment of variation in K. pellucida and K. whiteheadi. Zootaxa. 2020 Mar 25; 4755(3):zootaxa.4755.3.2. View in: PubMed

  5. Tempo and mode of mandibular shape and size evolution reveal mixed support for incumbency effects in two clades of island-endemic rodents (Muridae: Murinae). Evolution. 2019 07; 73(7):1411-1427. View in: PubMed

  6. Convergent evolution of an extreme dietary specialisation, the olfactory system of worm-eating rodents. Sci Rep. 2018 12 13; 8(1):17806. View in: PubMed

  7. Interspecific diversity of testes mass and sperm morphology in the Philippine chrotomyine rodents: implications for differences in breeding systems across the species. Reprod Fertil Dev. 2019 Apr; 31(4):705-711. View in: PubMed

  8. Diversification rates of the "Old Endemic" murine rodents of Luzon Island, Philippines are inconsistent with incumbency effects and ecological opportunity. Evolution. 2018 May 29. View in: PubMed

  9. Colonization and diversification of the white-browed shortwing (Aves: Muscicapidae: Brachypteryx montana) in the Philippines. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2018 04; 121:121-131. View in: PubMed


  11. Mammalian species richness on islands on the Sunda Shelf, Southeast Asia. Oecologia. 1984 Jan; 61(1):11-17. View in: PubMed

  12. Oceanic island biogeography through the lens of the general dynamic model: assessment and prospect. Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2017 May; 92(2):830-853. View in: PubMed

  13. Single-locus species delimitation: a test of the mixed Yule-coalescent model, with an empirical application to Philippine round-leaf bats. Proc Biol Sci. 2012 Sep 22; 279(1743):3678-86. View in: PubMed

  14. The impact of conservation on the status of the world's vertebrates. Science. 2010 Dec 10; 330(6010):1503-9. View in: PubMed

  15. The status of the world's land and marine mammals: diversity, threat, and knowledge. Science. 2008 Oct 10; 322(5899):225-30. View in: PubMed

  16. The pattern and timing of diversification of Philippine endemic rodents: evidence from mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences. Syst Biol. 2006 Feb; 55(1):73-88. View in: PubMed

  17. Carvedilol titration in patients with congestive heart failure receiving inotropic therapy. Am Heart J. 2001 Sep; 142(3):512-5. View in: PubMed

  18. Outpatient infusion clinics: a strategy for the successful management of advanced heart failure. J Cardiovasc Manag. 1997 Jan-Feb; 8(1):12-6. View in: PubMed

  19. Intermittent inotropic therapy in an outpatient setting: a cost-effective therapeutic modality in patients with refractory heart failure. Am Heart J. 1996 Oct; 132(4):805-8. View in: PubMed

  20. A second specimen of the neotropical montane squirrel, Syntheosciurus poasensis. J Mammal. 1978 Nov; 59(4):854-5. View in: PubMed