Monthly Archives: April 2012

Gerhard Brey, 25 August 1954 – 8 February 2012

Gerhard Andreas Brey, our friend and until recently colleague here at DDH, died peacefully on the night of 8 February 2012 after a short battle with cancer. Gerhard was a Senior Research Fellow in the Department, having worked with us since 2004, and was a valued colleague and collaborator until September 2011 when he became a casualty of recent redundancies.

There was a private funeral for family and friends in February; we plan to hold an academic celebration of Gerhard’s life later in the year. In the meantime there is a page for donations to Cancer Research UK in memory of Gerhard at

Gerhard was born in Laufen, Bavaria, into a home shared with his close extended family. Continue reading Gerhard Brey, 25 August 1954 – 8 February 2012