Michelle Gallaher has been appointed chief executive officer of ShareRoot. The newly installed board has also flagged a shift in company strategy will be released in the coming weeks. Gallaher has been promoted from managing director of The Social Science (TSS), a STEM specialist social media marketing agency co-founded by

Australian medical researchers will begin trialling a data sharing and privacy platform which will allow them to access patient data from wearables and social media to aid healthcare research and pharmaceutical development. So far St Vincent’s Hospital, Cancer Trials Australia (CTA) and Melbourne and Neuroscience Trials Australia, have signed on