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daniel-kotzDaniel Kotz

Research School CAPHRI, Maastricht University


Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf








Main research themes:   Nicotine and tobacco addiction: effectiveness of behavioural and pharmacological treatments Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: prediction modelling, early detection, prevention Clinical epidemiology: research methodology and reporting

Key publications

  • Kotz D, Brown J, West R. Prospective Cohort Study of the Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Treatments Used in the “Real World”. Mayo Clin Proc 2014; 89:1360-1367
  • Brown J, Beard E, Kotz D, et al. Real-world effectiveness of e-cigarettes when used to aid smoking cessation: a cross-sectional population study. Addiction 2014; 109:1531-1540
  • Hoogsteder PHJ, Kotz D, van Spiegel PI, et al. Efficacy of the nicotine vaccine 3′-AmNic-rEPA (NicVAX) co-administered with varenicline and counselling for smoking cessation: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Addiction 2014; 109:1252-1259
  • Kotz D, West R. Explaining the social gradient in smoking cessation: it's not in the trying but in the succeeding. Tob Control 2009; 18: 43-46
  • Kotz D, Wesseling GJ, Huibers MJH, van Schayck CP. Efficacy of confronting smokers with airflow limitation for smoking cessation. Eur Respir J 2009; 33:754-762