Obituary : Anthony Brian Mauger
Dr. Anthony Brian Mauger, a member of the Board of Directors of the Friends of the University of Nottingham,
America: Inc. from 2000-2011, passed away on December 6, 2015. in Kensington, Maryland, USA. He is survived by his
wife, Inge, his sister, two sons, and a daughter. Tony was born in Hempstead, London on March 8, 1932. During WW2
he and his sister were sent from his home in Welwyn Garden City to New Hope, Pennsylvania, USA.
After the war, he returned to Welwyn Garden City where he finished Grammar School.
At Nottingham University he earned a B.Sc.in Chemistry in 1956, and a Ph. D. in Physical Chemistry in
1959. He was awarded the Wagstaff prize by the University as the top graduating student in Chemistry
in 1956. Also in 1956, he was awarded the Ainsworth Memorial Prize by the British Society of Chemical
He was a member of the American Chemical Society for 50 years, and the Royal Society of Chemistry.
From 1959 to 1963 he was a research Fellow at the Institute of Cancer Research, London. He moved to
the USA in 1963, where he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the National Institute of Health until 1966.
From 1966 until 1990 he worked as a Cancer Researcher with grants from NIH and the Medatlanlantic
Research Foundation, Washington DC. From 1991 to 1992 he was a Researcher at the Institute of Cancer Research,
London, England. From 1992 to 2000 he was a Cancer Expert at the National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.
In 1997 he received the National Institutes of Health Award of Merit.
Dr. Mauger has over 100 publications as principal investigator, and has several patents.
He was very interested in music and played the violin, guitar, and keyboard.
While serving for many years on the Board of the Friends of the University of Nottingham: America he was Appeals Chairman to and worked tirelessly to solicit donations for scholarships and assist in funding projects at the University.