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    Throughout the Washington, D.C, region, the nation and the world, Children’s National Hospital is recognized for our expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as an advocate for all children.

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Children’s National Hospital unveils top artificial intelligence models in COVID-19 Grand Challenge to improve lung diagnostics

The top 10 results have been unveiled in the first-of-its-kind COVID-19 Lung CT Lesion Segmentation Grand Challenge, a groundbreaking research competition focused on developing AI models to help in the visualization and measurement of COVID specific lesions in the lungs of infected patients, potentially facilitating to more timely and patient-specific medical interventions.
First Lady Melania Trump visits Children's National

First Lady Visit 2020

The annual tradition continued as First Lady Melania Trump visited Children's National Hospital to spread holiday cheer to patients, families and staff.

Maternal anxiety affects the fetal brain

Anxiety in gestating mothers appears to affect the course of brain development in their fetuses, changing neural connectivity in the womb, a new study suggests. The findings could help explain longstanding links between maternal anxiety and neurodevelopmental disorders in their children and suggests an urgent need for interventions to diagnose and decrease maternal stress.