FAQ

What is the full title of Dark.Risk?


Studies on a cohort of Serbian children exposed to x-irradiation to determine the contribution of the non-coding genome to susceptibility at low doses


Who supports Dark.Risk?


This project receives funding from the European Commission, Seventh Euratom Framework Programme for Nuclear Research and Training Activities [FP7/2007-2011] under grant agreement n° 323216 (Dark.Risk).


What are the key data for the Dark.Risk project?


Project reference:          323216
Status:                          Execution; from 2012-10-01 to 2015-09-30
Total cost:                     EUR 2 258 849
EU contribution:            EUR 1 730 000
Programme acronym:    FP7-EURATOM-FISSION
Subprogramme area:     Fission-2012-3.1.1
Contract type:                Collaborative project 

What is Tinea capitis?

Dermatophytosis (tinea) infections are fungal infections caused by dermatophytes - a group of fungi that invade and grow in dead keratin. They tend to grow outwards on skin producing a ring-like pattern - hence the term 'ringworm'. Tinea capitis, or scalp ringworm, is an exogenous infection caused by dermatophytes (Microsporum spp. and Trichophyton spp.).