Ivana S. Marková is Professor of Psychiatry at Hull York Medical School, University of Hull and Honorary Consultant in Psychiatry at the Department of Psychological Medicine with the Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust. She trained in medicine at the University of Glasgow and in psychiatry at Cambridge. In Cambridge, she also completed her masters in the history and philosophy of science and obtained her higher doctorate in medicine with a thesis on the structure of the concept of insight. She continues to research on the nature of insight in psychiatry. Her other main research focus is on the epistemology of psychiatry and mental symptoms. Her clinical work is in liaison psychiatry with a special interest in neuropsychiatry and Huntington’s disease.