A Geopolitical Bombshell
A talk by Martti Vallila about how a promising treatment and possible prevention of Alzheimer's Disease, being developed in Russia, has been kept secret.
Martti Vallila is the author of six "Bannana
Born in Prague, Vallila immigrated to the U.S. at six, learned English (his fifth language) in the public schools of Washington DC, before graduating from Stanford in 1971. He earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and worked for IBM for 15 years before taking a leap of faith into a newly born Russia in 1991. Vallila lived in Marblehead for one year and is on his way to the Philippines, subject of Bannana's Near Death Experiences.
Bannana in Russia explains how Vallila met Dr. Igor Pomytkin, a Russian genius, in Moscow, and formed a company in Finland, his father's country, with Pomytkin and his financial backer, from which he was removed, illegally, after three years. The book, Bannana in Boston tells of his struggles getting recognition for Pomytkin's science in Boston.
This case, which will be the focus of Vallila's talk, can be seen as one example of the many (man-made) obstacles that are preventing a world that has the technical capability of connecting, from doing so in effective ways, and, especially, for the purpose of sharing efforts in medical research.
Vallila's most recent book, Bannana as Gramps, offers reflections on becoming a double grandfather soon after arriving in Boston from San Francisco, and contains possibly useful advice on raising children. The book is a work-in-process and has recently been updated with the arrival of a third grandchild. ... See more