Journal article

Constitutive and Relative Facultative Skin Pigmentation among Victorian Children Including Comparison of Two Visual Skin Charts for Determining Constitutive Melanin Density

Angela Pezic, Anne-Louise Ponsonby, Fergus J Cameron, Christine Rodda, Justine A Ellis, Jane Halliday, William Siero, Robyn M Lucas, Terence Dwyer

Photochemistry and Photobiology | WILEY | Published : 2013


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia

Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to thank the research nurses, interviewers and staff involved with this study: Christina Cicuto, Margaret Ong, Erin Hill, Judith Spotswood, Amanda Hawker, Helen Raschella, Brooke Cooke and Philippa James and the children and teenagers and their parents who participated in this study. We thank the principals for allowing us to come to their schools and we acknowledge the support of the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and the Catholic Education Office in granting approval to conduct this research in schools. The full Early Environment and Type 1 Diabetes Prevention Project is supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (546425), Financial Markets Foundation for Children, Diabetes Australia Research Trust and the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program.