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Elmar Joura
MD Elmar Joura

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Division of General Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology)
Position: Associate Professor

T +43 1 40400 29150

Research interests

Main fields of research are clinical trials with prophylactic HPV vaccines and HPV related cancer and precancer. As special focus is on vulvar disease.

Selected publications

  1. Joura, E.A. et al., 2015. A 9-Valent HPV Vaccine against Infection and Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Women. New England Journal of Medicine, 372(8), pp.711-723. Available at:
  2. Joura, E.A. et al., 2012. Effect of the human papillomavirus (HPV) quadrivalent vaccine in a subgroup of women with cervical and vulvar disease: retrospective pooled analysis of trial data. BMJ, 344(mar27 3), pp.e1401-e1401. Available at:
  3. Joura, E.A. et al., 2008. HPV antibody levels and clinical efficacy following administration of a prophylactic quadrivalent HPV vaccine. Vaccine, 26(52), pp.6844-6851. Available at:
  4. Joura, E.A. et al., 2007. Efficacy of a quadrivalent prophylactic human papillomavirus (types 6, 11, 16, and 18) L1 virus-like-particle vaccine against high-grade vulval and vaginal lesions: a combined analysis of three randomised clinical trials. The Lancet, 369(9574), pp.1693-1702. Available at: