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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.

December 2019

Treating Back Pain

Wed, Dec 4, 2019
1:30pm to 3:00pm

WISE & Healthy Aging, 1527 4th Street, Santa Monica
Paris N. Sadoughi, MD UCLA pain management specialist, will discuss the causes of upper, middle and lower back pain, present treatment options and potential side effects of various treatments. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational [...]

Back, Hip, Arm and Leg Pain

Thu, Dec 5, 2019
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica
Juan Villablanca, MD and Viktor Szeder, MD, UCLA interventional radiologists, will explore common causes of back, hip, arm and leg pain and available treatment options. 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 [...]

Cancer Pain Management

Fri, Dec 6, 2019
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Cancer Support Community-Los Angeles - 1990 S. Bundy Dr. Suite 100, West Los Angeles
Sandra Sacks, MD, UCLA anesthesiologist, will discuss the causes of cancer pain, how people can work with their health care te4am to control it, and methods to improve a patient's quality of life. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access [...]

Walk with a Doc

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

UCLA Health @The Village at Westfield Topanga, 6344 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Suite 2040 (Meet at the Koi Pond)
Join UCLA Health physicians for an informative, brief discussion on a current health topic, followed by an invigorating stroll at your own pace!

Walk with a Doc

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

Lake Balboa, 6300 Balboa Blvd, Van Nuys
Join UCLA Health physicians for an informative, brief discussion on a current health topic, followed by an invigorating stroll at your own pace!

UKEEP: Drugs and Medications: What You Should Know

Sun, Dec 8, 2019
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Conference Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th Street, Santa Monica
UCLA CORE Kidney Program presents Anjay Rastogi, MD, PhD, Pharmacologist,, Professor of Medicine and Clinical Chief of Nephrology.  He will be going over what you should know about drugs and medications.  Every person will find this information very useful whether they have kidney disease or not.  Free quarterly interactive educational [...]

Important Health Screenings

Mon, Dec 9, 2019
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Kehillat Israel, 16019 W. Sunset Blvd, Pacific Palisades
Jennifer Logan, MD, UCLA family medicine physician, will discuss recommended routine health screenings that can provide vital information about your 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 and health [...]

Struggling with Being Overweight?

Tue, Dec 10, 2019
10:30am to 12:00pm

Torrance-South Bay Family YMCA, 2900 W. Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA
Lillian Chen, MD, UCLA internist, will give practical and effective tips to improve your diet to achieve a healthy weight.

Fall Prevention

Tue, Dec 10, 2019
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Collins & Katz Family YMCA, 1466 S. Westgate Ave, West Los Angeles
Learn about common risk factors for falls and strategies to prevent falls and stay safe and steady as you age. 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, [...]

Stressed Out?

Wed, Dec 11, 2019
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica
We live in a stressful modern world, full of checklists and deadlines.  Knowing how to manage stress is crucial.  This talk will focus on integrative and east-west modalities to control stress and improve health and wellbeing. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals [...]

Gout Update

Wed, Dec 11, 2019
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Brookdale Northridge, 17650 Devonshire St. Northridge
Gout affects more than 3 million Americans. Masoom Modi, MD, UCLA rheumatologist, will discuss whether gout is the cause of a person's arthritis, and will review the role and proper use of medications and other treatments for gout. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers [...]

Walk with a Doc

Wed, Dec 18, 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 an invigorating stroll at your own pace!