The Dunedin man who defrauded insurance companies of more
than $300,000 to satisfy the demands of his blackmailing
mistress has been stood down from the Otago Polytechnic
Students' Association council after his criminal past came to
University of Otago brain health researcher Prof Cliff
Abraham is "delighted'' his research team has received a
programme grant of nearly $5million to pursue a new approach
to counter Alzheimer's disease.