“If the gods want to drive you mad, first they tell you your future."Dr. Milton Wexler, founder of the Hereditary Disease Foundation and sponsor of research on Huntington's disease, advising his daughters not to take the test that would determine if they have Huntington's. Their mother Leonore, Dr. Wexler's ex-wife, died from the disease. Research made possible by Dr. Wexler's foundation led to the test.
Milton Wexler, Groundbreaker on Huntington's, Dies at 98 (New York Times)