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PD Dr.
Armin Just

Institute of Physiology
Department of Physiology I
Temporary Professorship
Phone: 0049-761-203-5198


  • 1985-1992 Medical School in Freiburg and Heidelberg
  • 1988-1992 Dissertation, Institut f. Physiologie u. Pathophysiologie, University of Heidelberg
  • 1994-2000 Habilitation, Institut f. Physiologie u. Pathophysiologie, University of Heidelberg
  • 2000-2008 Research Instructor, Dept. of Cell & Molecular Physiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
  • Since 2008 Temporary professorship, Institute of Physiology, University of Freiburg

Focus of research

  • Renal Hemodynamics, Renal Autoregulation, Glomerular Filtration Rate
  • Vascular Regulation
  • Integrative Cardiovascular Control

Selected publications

  • Dautzenberg M, Kahnert A, Stasch JP, Just A. Role of Soluble Guanylate Cyclase in Renal Hemodynamics and Autoregulation in the Rat. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2014; 307:F1003-F1012.
  • Dautzenberg M, Just A. Temporal Characteristics of Nitric Oxide-, Prostaglandin-, and EDHF-Mediated Components of Endothelium-Dependent Vasodilation in the Kidney. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2013; 305:R987-R998.
  • Dautzenberg M, Keilhoff G, Just A. Modulation of the Myogenic Response in Renal Blood Flow Autoregulation by NO Depends on eNOS, but not nNOS or iNOS. J Physiol. 2011; 589:4731–4744.
  • Just A, Kurtz L, DeWit C, Wagner C, Kurtz A, Arendshorst WJ. Connexin 40 mediates tubuloglomerular feedback contribution to renal blood fl ow autoregulation. J Am Soc Nephrol 2009; 20:1577-1585.
  • Just A. The mechanisms of renal blood flow autoregulation. Dynamics and contributions. (Invited review). Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2007; 292:R1-R17.

Research methods

  • Measurements of arterial pressure, perfusion and glomerular filtration rate in anesthetized rats and mice
  • Drug application systemically and selectively into the left renal artery
  • Computer-assisted time series analysis in time and frequency domain