History of the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medical Research is closely connected to a periodical, which was published in Sumy State University and titled “Visnyk of Sumy State University”. Moreover, the JC&EMR has directly descended from the Visnyk.
The foundation history of the journal "Visnyk of Sumy State University" started in August, 13th 1993 when Sumy State University of the fourth level of accreditation was created on the base of Sumy Physico-technological Institute according to the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.The scientists and lecturers have proved earnestly their right for University status, their ability to train experts and carry out scientific researches on the high University level and what is the most important, they proved their great potential abilities for further dynamic development and reaching high international stage.To reach it one had to pass a hard way of formation, material resources creation and teaching staff increasing.
The journal "Visnyk of Sumy State University" was created on the initiative of the Vice-rector on Research A.V. Khvorost in order to promote scientists and lecturers in reaching high professional level and extend scientific contents and fundamentality of their scientific researches out. Sumy State University founded the journal “Visnyk of Sumy State University” in 1994. The journal had certain issues and there was the “Medicine” issue as well. Considering high interest of the scientists to the “Medicine” issue, so later the journal “Visnyk of Sumy State University. Medicine” was registered as a separate series in 2007. This journal had both national and foreign distribution (the Certificate of State Registration КВ №12516-1400 Р). The journal was also included in the list of scientific issues of Ukraine by the Decision of the Presidium of the Higher Certifying Commission of Ukraine (the resolution № 1-05/3 dd 08 July 2009). The title of the journal “Visnyk of Sumy State University” has been officially changed into “The Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medical Research” since 2013 (the Certificate of State Registration of the Print Media КВ № 19908-9708 PRdd 04.03.2013).
The editorial board has been strengthened. Firstly, there are 35 MDs. Secondly, there are 4 Corresponding Members of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine and 1 Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Besides, 21 members of the editorial board are the staff of Sumy State University. The new editors pay significant attention to the blind reviewing of every submitted article.
But these are only the first steps of the University and many things must be done to reach high international level and get the world community acknowledgement. These are the points the efforts of the university administration and the whole staff are directed to.