Elaine Murphy has worked as a consultant at the Charles Dent Metabolic Unit, based at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square since 2008. The unit manages over 1,400 adult patients with rare inherited disorders of metabolism, including adrenoleukodystrophy/adrenomyeloneuropathy (ALD/AMN). The multidisciplinary team includes nurse specialists, a neuro-psychologist, neuro-physiotherapy, neuro-urology and neuro-gastroenterology. Long term follow up after paediatric bone marrow transplant is arranged with colleagues at University College London Hospital. The unit has a long history of participation in clinical trials of new treatments for rare disorders.