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Dr. Rachael Bedford has been at the IoPPN since 2012. She is currently a King’s Prize Fellow in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department. Previously she completed a Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Biostatistics and Health Informatics Department. Dr. Bedford received her PhD from the Institute of Education and Birkbeck, University of London, with research into developmental trajectories in infants at risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Her current work focuses on testing the specificity of infant markers and developmental trajectories to emerging psychopathology. In 2015 she was received the APS Rising Star award for her research.