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Research and Trials

UCLA conducts research for a wide range of medical disorders and offers patients opportunities to participate in research and clinical trials. See a list of the current research and trial opportunities.

Support Groups

UCLA Health and its community partners offer a number of support groups, available in person and by telephone, designed to support and inform patients, families and caregivers coping with a variety of diagnoses. See a list of current support groups.

September 2019

Heart Valve Disease

Wed, Sep 25, 2019
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Torrance Family YMCA, 2900 W. Sepulveda
Olcay Aksoy, MD, UCLA interventional cardiologist, will discuss how the treatment of heart conditions such as mitral valve disease and aortic valve disease is evolving form open-heart surgery to minimally invasive options that do not require surgery. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers…
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Body Contouring: Abdominoplasty and Liposuction

Thu, Sep 26, 2019
6:00pm to 7:30pm

200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Ste 206
UCLA Plastic Surgeon Jaco Festekjian, MD, will discuss the contemporary approaches to body contouring, including liposuction and the tummy tuck (abdominoplasty).
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“Latest on Lupus” Annual Patient Conference

Sat, Sep 28, 2019
10:30am to 4:00pm

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center 757 Westwood Bl, Tamkin Auditorium, Rm B130
Learn about the latest on lupus research from distinguished practitioners and researchers in the field of lupus research and care.
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Walk with a Doc

Sat, Sep 7, 2019
8:00am to 9:00am

UCLA Health @ The Village at Westfield Topanga, 6344 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Suite 21040 (Meet at the koi pond)
Join UCLA Health physicians for an informative, brief discussion on a current health topic, followed by a refreshing stroll at your own pace.

Facial Feminization Surgery

Sat, Sep 7, 2019
10:30am to 12:00pm

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica - 1250 16th Street, Santa Monica Conference Room 3
Justine C. Lee, MD, PhD, FACS, UCLA craniofacial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, will discuss the comprehensive evaluation, treatment and outcomes of facial feminization surgery, including approaches to the brow bone, hairline, nose, jawline and neck.

Walk with a Doc

Sun, Sep 8, 2019
9:00am to 10:00am

Lake Balboa, 6300 Balboa Blvd, Van Nuys (Meet at the Southwest portion of the lake, near parking lot entrance)
Join UCLA Health physicians for an informative, brief discussion on a current health topic, followed by a refreshing stroll at your own pace.

Understanding Medicare

Tue, Sep 10, 2019
6:30pm to 8:00pm

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica - 1250 16th Street, Santa Monica Auditorium
Learn what Medicare covers, doesn't cover and how to fill the gaps. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational lectures, exercise opportunities, information on community and health resources, a free community flu-shot clinic and special events.…

Lifestyle Strategies to Improve Metabolic Health

Tue, Sep 10, 2019
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Santa Clarita Family YMCA - 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia
Andrew Day, MD, UCLA endocrinologist, will discuss nutrition, exercise and healthy lifestyle strategies that can help prevent diabetes mellitus and improve metabolic health. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational lectures, exercise opportunities, information on community…

How Your Primary Care Physician Supports a Cancer Diagnosis

Tue, Sep 10, 2019
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, 757 Westwood Bl, Tamkin Auditorium, Rm B130
Join William Carroll, MD, UCLA internist and hospitalist, for a discussion about primary care physicians, the integral role they play in supporting patients through a cancer diagnosis, and the importance of advocating for an elevated lifestyle to promote healthy survivorship.

Lunchtime Liposuction and Other In-Office Cosmetic Procedures

Thu, Sep 12, 2019
6:00pm to 7:30pm

200 UCLA Medical Plz, Ste 206
UCLA Plastic Surgeon Andrew Vardanian, MD, will discuss the latest in office procedures for body contouring and facial rejuvenation, including lunchtime liposuction, chemical peels, laser skin resurfacing, Botox and dermal fillers.

Walk with a Doc

Fri, Sep 13, 2019
7:30am to 8:30am

UCLA Health Culver City - 6000 Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 2660 (Inside Westfield Mall, 2nd level)
Join UCLA Health physicians for an informative, brief discussion on a current health topic, followed by a refreshing stroll at your own pace.

Constipation Update

Tue, Sep 17, 2019
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Belmont Village, 10475 Wilshire Blvd, West Los Angeles
Learn about the causes and treatments of constipation. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational lectures, exercise opportunities, information on community and health resources, a free community flu-shot clinic and special events. Learn more and join…

Ankle Arthritis and Ankle Replacement

Tue, Sep 17, 2019
5:45pm to 6:45pm

2121 Wilshire Bl, Santa Monica, Ste 101
Bob Baravarian, DPM, will discuss the latest advances in treating foot and ankle arthritis, including injection joint lubrication, arthroscopic cleanup, joint-preservation surgery, fusion surgery and ankle-replacement surgery.

Hearing Loss

Wed, Sep 18, 2019
10:30am to 12:00pm

Hawthorne Public Library, 12700 Grevillea Ave.
Megan Greenya, AuD, UCLA audiologist, will discuss different types of hearing loss, causes, treatment options and updates on current hearing aid technologies. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational lectures, exercise opportunities, information on community and…

CAR T- Cell Therapy

Wed, Sep 18, 2019
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join us for a discussion with UCLA oncologist Joshua Sasine, MD, PhD, who will address the latest advancements in CAR T-cell therapy at UCLA. Closer to a Cure Community Lecture Series With recent advances in the treatments of blood cancers, UCLA Health and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society are visiting…

Memory and Aging

Thu, Sep 19, 2019
10:00am to 11:30am

Santa Monica Family YMCA - 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica
Learn how the brain changes with age, what is normal, what is not and what you can do about it.  The latest research around brain health will be discussed as well as practical tips to stay focused and mentally sharp. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus…

Reslience and Aging

Thu, Sep 19, 2019
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Santa Monica Family YMCA - 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica
Helen Lavretsky, MD, MS, UCLA psychiatrist, will discuss psychological resilience in aging and focus on mind-body therapies that enhance resilience as one ages. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational lectures, exercise opportunities, information on community…

Healthy Aging

Thu, Sep 19, 2019
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Belmont Village - 5701 Crestridge Rd. Rancho Palos Verdes
Hyunah L. Poa, MD, UCLA internist, will discuss the physical, mental and social well-being for healthy aging and introduce behavioral habits and strategies one can incorporate to age well, both physically and mentally. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and…

Introduction to Gynecological Cancers

Fri, Sep 20, 2019
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Cancer Support Community - Los Angeles, 1990 S. Bundy Dr. #100, West Los Angeles
Kelly E. McCann, MD, PhD, UCLA oncologist, will discuss gynecological cancers, including ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer and cervical cancer, risk factors for each and common treatment options.