Professor Sinéad M Murphy

Sinead Murphy
TitleProfessor Sinéad M Murphy
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Prof. Sinéad Murphy is a Consultant Neurologist at Tallaght University Hospital. Her subspecialty interests include peripheral nerve disorders, in particular the inherited neuropathies, other neuromuscular disorders, ataxias and stroke. She runs dedicated Peripheral Nerve and Neuromuscular Clinics as well as general neurology clinics and co-directs the National Ataxia Clinic.

Prof. Murphy is involved in a wide range of international, national and local research and her work on inherited neuropathies in particular has been widely published.


MB BCh BAO (Hons) Trinity College Dublin 2000
Membership Royal College of Physicians of Ireland 2002
MD Trinity College Dublin 2011
Fellow Royal College of Physicians of Ireland 2012


Consultant Neurologist, Tallaght University Hospital and Clinical Senior Lecturer, TCD 2012-present
Locum Consultant Neurologist, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London 2010
NIH Rare Disease Clinical Research Network (RDCRN) Inherited Neuropathy Consortium Fellow, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London 2010-2011
Honorary Clinical Assistant, MRC centre for Neuromuscular
Diseases, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London 2009-2010
Neurology Specialist Registrar 2005-2010
Stroke Research Fellow, Beaumont Hospital 2004-2006


HSE Dr Richard Steevens’ Scholarship
NIH RDCRN Inherited Neuropathy Consortium Fellowship

Presentations by Prof. Murphy

"hATTR Amyloidosis and the Autonomic System"