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agent study

In cancer research, an investigation to determine whether a particular intervention or drug can be used to prevent cancer from developing.
Synonym: agent prevention study
See also: study
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To help the nation -- and the world -- understand and prepare for contagious outbreaks, the National Institutes of Health's Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) adds new research expertise to increase its capacity to simulate disease spread, evaluate different intervention strategies and help inform public health officials and policymakers.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences, researchers with the Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study, known as MIDAS, have been constructing computational models of infectious disease outbreaks that can help first responders effectively target disease interventions.
1990 "The Rand change agent study revisited: Macro perspectives and micro realities.