Dr McCorry has a post graduate degree at Liverpool University where he trained with David Chadwick, Tony Marsden and Ann Jacoby.
He is actively involved in research with strong links to University
of Birmingham where he has honorary senior lecturer status. He frequently lectures
and examines in the Medical School. He is is involved in clinical trials including the the
neurological lead for a national trial EMPIRE examining the effects of
monitoring epilepsy medication in pregnancy. http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01713946 and is involved in a clinical trial of a new treatment for people with tuberous sclerosis and epilepsy- everolimus http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01713946.
Dr McCorry is striving to establish the research reputation of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Epilepsy Unit.