Larissa completed her studies in nutritional science in 2009 and graduated with majors in nutritional medicine. Thereafter, she started her career in the field of clinical trials as a study coordinator for regulated clinical trials in an in-patient clinical setting. After several years she took up a position as a clinical operations manager in a biopharmaceutical start-up company gearing towards the development of immune evasion vaccines and later joined Hipp GmbH & Co. KG as a clinical project manager for the management of clinical studies on infant formulas. During those years she completed several trainings in ICH-GCP, study management and medical writing. In 2018, Larissa joined the Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine at the LMU Munich and acts as a clinical project manager for PanACEA TB trials in the office in Munich and in the field.