Media Advisory

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

NIH to host telebriefing to discuss panel report from Pathways to Prevention Workshop: Advancing the Research on ME/CFS


Press Telebriefing - The workshop panel will hold a press telebriefing to discuss their findings and answer questions from members of the media. Shortly after the conclusion of the telebriefing, an audio playback will be available for a four week period.

For more information on the workshop, visit

NOTE: Closed captioning is available upon request; we will need 72 hours advance notice for this service.


Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 11 a.m. EDT


Telebriefing Phone Number: 888-428-7458 (U.S. and Canada), 862-255-5400 (Other International Callers)

Please reference the NIH Pathways to Prevention program on Advancing Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. All interested parties are welcome to listen in, but the panel will only be accepting questions from members of the media.

Audio Playback Phone Number: 888-640-7743 (U.S. and Canada), 754-333-7735 (Other International Callers)

Enter replay code 118646.


Please contact Deborah Langer in the NIH Office of Disease Prevention at 301-443-4569 or

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