In response to requests from stakeholders, HHS extended the comment period for its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to revise the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects.  (For a detailed summary of the proposed rule, please see our prior Health Headlines article here and a client alert here.)  The deadline for comments has been extended by 30 days, to January 6, 2016.  Stakeholders may access and contribute to the online docket here.