Funding for this research was provided by:
Fifth Framework Programme (305815;, 115770)
Received: 3 July 2019
Accepted: 2 April 2020
First Online: 28 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: As this is a review article, there are no study participants, and no related ethics guidelines to follow.
: Same as above.
: There are no competing interests to disclose. Olga Kubassova is CEO and shareholder in IAG, Image Analysis Group and has received consultancy, speaker and travel fees from various biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Ali Mobasheri is President-Elect of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI), an employee of the government funded research institute in Lithuania, holding academic appointments in Finland and the Netherlands, and has served as a consultant to IAG, Image Analysis Group. Faiq Shaikh and Mark Hinton are IAG employees and have no conflicts of interest to declare.