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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.

February 2021

Community Talks: Vaccinations & Infectious Disease: Separating Fact from Fiction

Tue, Feb 9, 2021
1:00pm to 2:00pm

From the beginning of the Covid public health emergency, scientists have been working furiously to produce a vaccine to stop the spread of the disease and allow life to return to normal. But there is skepticism and even fear among some that the vaccine won't be safe. UCLA Health infectious [...]

Integrating Cancer Care: How to Live Well with Cancer - CANCELLED

Thu, Feb 18, 2021
12:00pm to 1:30pm

This health talk is CANCELLED.

Tech Help for U - UCLA undergraduate students offer a free workshop

Sat, Feb 20, 2021
9:00am to 12:00pm

RSVP: or at 800-516-5323
UCLA undergraduate students offer free Tech workshops. If you want to learn how to use zoom so you and participate in these workshops and other virtual seminars through UCLA Health.

Your Eyes – A User’s Manual

Mon, Feb 22, 2021
1:30pm to 3:00pm

Gavin Bahadur, MD, UCLA ophthalmologist, will discuss the treatment of common eye conditions, including cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and dry eyes. Teleconference session.  

Balance and Falls

Tue, Feb 23, 2021
1:30pm to 3:00pm

UCLA Health, Geriatric Medicine Fellow Lana Cong, DO and her mentor, Erin Atkinson Cook, MD will focus on common risk factors for falls, plus strategies to prevent falls and stay safe and steady as you age. Teleconference session.  


Wed, Feb 24, 2021
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us on any device with internet access. Register by visiting:
Join Dr. Harpreet Bawa, fellowship-trained joint replacement surgeon at Southern California Orthopedic Institute, for a FREE VIRTUAL seminar, Walk Away From Hip or Knee Pain – the Latest Technology. During this seminar, Dr. Bawa will answer your questions and discuss: • Hip and knee arthritis treatment options • Surgical and [...]

POSTPONED - Heart Health and COVID-19 Update

Thu, Feb 25, 2021
10:30am to 12:00pm

Boris Arbit, MD, UCLA cardiologist, will discuss the effects of novel corona virus, COVID-19, on cardiovascular health.  During the talk, he will address concerns as they relate to the pandemic. Thursday April 29 at 10:30 am Teleconference session.