Charles H.
Photo courtesy : University of Toronto

Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomolecular Research

The Foundation honours the memory of one of the discoverers of insulin at the University of Toronto in 1921.


In fulfillment of its charitable purposes, the Foundation supports Dr. Charles H. Best Postdoctoral Fellows in Donnelly Centre. Fellows are selected in an annual competition, advertised in leading international scientific journals, which attracts a very high caliber of international candidates. Dossiers are reviewed and ranked by a Selection Committee comprised of senior Donnelly Centre professors and successful applicant(s) are offered Dr. Charles H. Best Fellowships. Fellows are attracted from all over the world and upon completion of their research at Donnelly Centre have taken up scientific careers in many locations.