Sydney Brockie

PhD student working on murine model of degenerative cervical myelopathy. I am targeting microglial fractalkine signalling to attenuate post-surgical decompression secondary injury and improve functional outcomes.


University of Toronto

Principal Faculty:


Principal Department/Program:

Institute of Medical Science


Michael Fehlings

Key Publications:

Brockie, S. & Fehlings, M. G. (2022). Multimodal repair of spinal cord injury with mesenchymal stem cells: an editorial perspective. Neurospine 19(3), 1-2. Brockie, S., Hong, J., & Fehlings, M. G. (2021). The role of microglia in modulating neuroinflammation after spinal cord injury. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 22(18), 9706. Brockie, S., Movahed, M., Hong, J., & Fehlings, M. G. (2021). Transcriptomic hallmarks of ischemia-reperfusion injury. Cells, 10(7), 1838. Desimone, A., Hong, J., Brockie, S., Yu, W., Laliberte, A. M., & Fehlings, M. G. (2021). The influence of ApoE4 on the clinical outcomes and pathophysiology of degenerative cervical myelopathy: Evidence from human data and mouse models. JCI insight, 6(15).