(a) In general
The Director of the National Institutes of Health may expand, intensify, and coordinate research and development and related activities of the Institutes with respect to tuberculosis including activities toward the goal of eliminating such disease.
(b) Certain activitiesActivities under subsection (a) may include—
enhancing basic and clinical research on tuberculosis, including drug resistant tuberculosis;
expanding research on the relationship between such disease and the human immunodeficiency virus; and