Patricia Ogilvie graduated in medicine at the University of Würzburg, Germany with an MD thesis in clinical biochemistry. After the residency in dermatology at universities in Germany and Switzerland, she became a postdoctoral research fellow of the German Research Foundation, and spent several years in the field of immunology and cell signalling at international research institutions. Her research projects in The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) in Bellinzona, Switzerland were supervised by the Nobel prize Laureate Renato Dulbecco (ƚ). Dr Ogilvie received the German board certification for dermatology and allergology in 2003. In 2004, she founded Skin Concept Munich, which comprises two private clinics for dermatology and laser medicine. Dr Ogilvie is an international speaker and trainer for botulinum toxin and injectable fillers, a principal investigator in clinical trials, and a member of the National Guideline Conferences for Botulinum Toxin and Injectable Fillers. She shares her expertise in medical aesthetics at scientific advisory boards, and has also authored numerous scientific papers in the fields of biochemistry, immunology, clinical dermatology and aesthetic medicine. She is scientific consultant for international cosmetic companies and a media spokesperson for skin care and hair care producers. Dr. Ogilvie is member of the editorial board of several scientific journals.
Her research focus in aesthetic medicine is neuromodulators, where she participated in numerous clinical trials, novel injectable fillers, and attractiveness research. Most recently, she co-authored the pivotal Phase 3 study of BOTOX® for the treatment of forehead lines, glabellar lines and crow’s feet lines, the approval trial of a novel HA filler for chin and jawline, the pivotal trials on novel toxins as well as innovative injectable fillers and lasers/energy-based devices. She leads a research unit in her clinic dedicated to investigating novel cosmetic ingredients.She is passionate about measuring and optimising patient-reported outcomes with aesthetic treatments.