Professor Heinrich Heimann was awarded the prestigious "Gisbert Richard Lecture" last weekend at the EURETINA 2021 meeting. EURETINA 2021 Virtual was held from 9th–12th September across 5 channels. The programme of events included 4 Keynote Lectures (one of which was the Gisbert Richard Lecture), 16 EURETINA Sessions, 22 Symposia Sessions, and 44 Instructional Courses. It is the largest retinal surgeon meeting in Europe with close to 10,000 attendees, and is rapidly becoming the most important global meeting for this speciality.
Professor Heimann is a Consultant Ophthalmologist specialising in vitreoretinal surgery and ocular oncology at St Paul’s Eye Hospital, at the Liverpool University Hospital Foundation Trust. He leads the Liverpool Ocular Oncology Clinic, one of the three supraregional adult eye cancer centres in England. He holds an Honorary Professorship with the University of Liverpool, and is active in both basic and translational research.